KLM aircraft rejected takeoff due to door indication

A Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij (KLM) Boeing 737-900 performing flight KL-1125 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Copenhagen (Denmark), was accelerating for takeoff from runway 24 when the crew rejected takeoff at low speed at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.


According to details, the aircraft of the flag carrier airline of the Netherlands registration PH-BXT rejected takeoff at low speed advising Air Traffic Control (ATC) they did have a door open indication twice. The aircraft returned to the apron.

The flight was scheduled to originally depart at 07:50 local time, however, a replacement Boeing 737-900 registration PH-BXO reached Copenhagen with a delay of 2.5 hours.

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The aircraft, PH-BXT, was grounded, and a replacement aircraft was sourced to continue the flight to Copenhagen. Photo: RadarBox.com

Takeoff was aborted after the aircraft had reached a speed of no more than 16 kts (roughly 30 miles per hour). With the takeoff rejected, the aircraft, registered PH-BXT, returned to the apron and offloaded passengers.

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According to Simple Flying, PH-BXT is nearly 18 years old and joined KLM direct from Boeing in May of 2004. The aircraft is configured in an all-economy layout with 189 seats and has been given the nickname “Zeestern.”

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