Third updated information for passengers

15.02.2013
Check-in for passengers has started again / The airplane is being moved / First departures and arrivals at Schoenefeld likely to be after 5pm

Information for passengers:

The airport operator apologises for any inconvenience caused. Passengers can get the latest information about the status of their flight by calling the Airport Information Hotline on 01805-000186 (0.14 €/min for calls from German landline, mobile calls max. 0.42 €/min) or online at www.berlin-airport.de.

Further information and updates will be provided as soon as possible.

 

About the incident:

At 9.10am this morning an Embraer 500 Phenom 100  jet hit the shoulder of the runway after touching down; the aircraft is still blocking the runway. The aircraft had started in Kortrijk, Belgium. There were three persons on board the aircraft (two crew members and a passenger). The three persons were able to exit the aircraft uninjured.

The current situation:

  • Passengers are expected to be able to check-in at Schoenefeld Airport from around 2.15pm today
  • The German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation has completed its investigation on site
  • The  first departures and arrivals are likely to commence at around 5pm after the aircraft has been removed

At the present point, seven scheduled easyJet departures have been cancelled. One El Al departure has been rescheduled to tomorrow. Around 20 scheduled flights to Schoenefeld were rerouted to other airports, primarily Tegel. The airport operator expects the delays at Schoenefeld to continue on into the evening.

Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH advises passengers at Schoenefeld Airport that further delays are expected following an incident involving the landing of a business aircraft earlier this morning.
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Spokesman Lars Wagner

Lars Wagner Head of the Press Office / Spokesman
Berlin Brandenburg Airport

+49 30 6091-70100 +49 30 6091-70070

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Daniel Tolksdorf

Daniel Tolksdorf Spokesman
Berlin Brandenburg Airport

+49 30 6091-70100 +49 30 6091-70070