NTSB Identification: DCA08WA100
Incident occurred Saturday, August 16, 2008 in Paris, France
Aircraft: BOEING B737-800, registration:
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On August 16, 2008, a Boeing 737-800, serial number YK633, Egyptian registration SU-BPZ, struck runway lights near a construction zone while departing runway 27L at Paris Charles DeGaulle airport. The airplane continued to Alexandria, Egypt. There were no injuries and a local Boeing service representative in Egypt reported three nose tires were replaced. There was an undetermined further extent of damage. The aircraft was operated by AMC Aircraft Maintenance Corporation of Egypt. Initial information from the operator indicated the flight crew miscalculated runway length and aircraft speeds for departure.

This investigation is being conducted by the Bureau d’Enquêtes et d’Analyses pour la Sécurité de l’Aviation civile
(BEA) of France. All inquiries regarding this investigation should be directed to the BEA at:

Bureau d’Enquêtes et d’Analyses pour la Sécurité de l’Aviation civile
Bâtiment 153
Aéroport du Bourget
93350 Le Bourget
France
Website: http://www.bea-fr.org

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