INVESTIGATION LED BY AAIU - BELGIUM

Serious incident to the Airbus A300 registered D-AEAI operated by European Air Transport on 26/11/2020 at Brussels

Preliminary data based on the notification from the Belgium authorities:

The crew reported a normal acceleration of the aircraft during the take-off run. Upon rotation, the nose of the aircraft went up, but the aircraft won’t lift off. The pilot decided to abort the take-off. The pilot retarded the throttles and engaged the thrust reversers. The airplane slowed down and stopped between the exits A6 and A7.