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Friday, August 28, 2015

CP-140 Aurora aborts take-off, slides off runway – crew is safe

CP-140 AuroraMilitary flight safety specialists will try to determine why a CP-140 Aurora maritime patrol aircraft slid off the runway Thursday at a base in Nova Scotia.

Capt. John Pulchny, spokesman for 14 Wing Greenwood, said the Aurora was about to take off for a northern patrol mission Thursday morning when the incident happened.

The Aurora “aborted its take-off and slid onto the grass area adjacent to the runway,” Pulchny stated in an email.

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