TuiFly B738 at Fuerteventura on Sep 18th 2017, rejected takeoff due to both left main tyres blown

Last Update: September 18, 2017 / 21:42:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 18, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
TUIFly

Flight number
X3-2149

Destination
Hanover, Germany

Aircraft Registration
D-ASUN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A TuiFly Boeing 737-800, registration D-ASUN performing flight X3-2149 from Fuerteventura,CI (Spain) to Hanover (Germany) with 170 people on board, was accelerating for takeoff from Fuerteventura's runway 01 when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed (about 100 knots over ground) due to both left hand main tyres being blown and separating from the wheels. The aircraft slowed on left main wheel rims, nose and right main gear tyres and came to a safe stop on the runway about 1700 meters/5580 feet from the start of takeoff run and about 890 meters/2900 feet from the displaced threshold. There were no injuries, the aircraft damage remained limited to the left main gear, the runway features four new grooves parallel to the runway center line. The passengers disembarked via stairs onto the runway and were bussed back to the terminal.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 18, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
TUIFly

Flight number
X3-2149

Destination
Hanover, Germany

Aircraft Registration
D-ASUN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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