Spicejet B738 at Chennai on Feb 8th 2018, burst one tyre on departure another on landing

Last Update: February 8, 2018 / 21:24:25 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 8, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Spicejet

Flight number
SG-106

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-SGV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Spicejet Boeing 737-800, registration VT-SGV performing flight SG-106 from Chennai to Delhi (India) with 199 people on board, departed Chennai's runway 25 but burst one of the right hand main tyres. The crew climbed the aircraft to about FL220 until the crew was notified on tyre debris on the runway and also detected a hydraulic leak. The crew descended the aircraft to FL110 and worked the related checklists. The aircraft returned to Chennai's runway 25 and landed, however, the other right hand tyre blew on touchdown, rolled out and even vacated the runway onto a taxiway before coming to a stop being disabled.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 8, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Spicejet

Flight number
SG-106

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-SGV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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