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Chronology of Events - Flight MK 1602

The information in the chronology of events has been provided by various sources to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada within the context of the MK 1602, 747-200 Halifax accident investigation (A04H0004)

13 Oct. 1545 UTC Aircraft departs Luxembourg
2332 UTC Arrives at Bradley, Connecticut (U.S.); flight becomes 1602
14 Oct. 0115 UTC Aircraft refueled
0403 UTC Departs Bradley
0208:16 Contact with Halifax Tower
0208:32 Cleared to land on Runway 24 by Halifax Tower
Approx. 0212:10 1602 lands in Halifax
0323 Load Plan is updated
0347:37 Requests taxi – cleared delta hold short Runway 24
0350:37 Cleared backtrack to position on Runway 24
0351 Given departure clearance by tower and reads back
0352:50 Cleared take-off from Runway 24 and conducts rolling take-off from near the end of Runway 24
Approx. 0354:26 Aircraft tail section strikes berm
Approx. 0354:32 Aircraft strikes power line
0354:33 Airfield power lost
Approx. 0354:33 Main fuselage impacts
0354:34 Crash alarm activated
Approx. 0354:35 Emergency response initiated