PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Jul 29, 2015 – Caribbean Airlines is reporting “an incident” on its flight BW 526 destined for JFK, New York today.
In a statement the company said the aircraft was about to take off from Piarco International Airport, but “as power was applied to initiate take off roll, an abnormal sound was heard.”
The airline said the cockpit crew initiated all appropriate procedures and reported the incident.
“The aircraft was safely repositioned to the gate, where passengers and crew disembarked. Arrangements are being made for the onward travel of all passengers later this evening,” the airline said.
“The aircraft has been withdrawn from service and all appropriate inspections and procedures are in progress.”