Indigo AT72 at Hyderabad on Mar 28th 2018, burst tyres on landing

Last Update: April 12, 2018 / 15:25:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 28, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-7117

Destination
Hyderabad, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-IYD

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

An Indigo Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration VT-IYD performing flight 6E-7117 from Tirupati to Hyderabad (India) with 73 passengers and 4 crew, landed on Hyderabad's runway 09R when sparks became visible from the left hand landing gear. The aircraft came to a stop about 1550 meters past the runway threshold and was disabled. The passengers disembarked onto the runway and were taken to the terminal.

The airline reported the aircraft sufffered a tyre burst while landing in Hyderabad.

On Mar 29th 2018 the airport reported that not just one but all main tyres had burst.

The runway was closed for about 4 hours until the aircraft was moved off the runway.

On Apr 12th 2018 India's DGCA reported all four main tyres burst on landing at Hyderabad. There was extensive damage to all wheel hubs. The crew experienced vibrations during the landing roll and stopped the aircraft 1550 meters past the threshold runway 09R. The occurrence was rated a serious incident and is being investigated.

Metars:
VOHS 281800Z 13004KT 6000 FEW020 SCT100 27/16 Q1012 NOSIG=
VOHS 281730Z 15004KT 6000 FEW020 SCT100 27/16 Q1012 NOSIG=
VOHS 281700Z 15004KT 6000 FEW020 SCT100 27/16 Q1012 NOSIG=
VOHS 281630Z 14004KT 6000 FEW020 SCT100 28/16 Q1012 NOSIG=
VOHS 281600Z 13004KT 6000 SCT020 SCT100 28/16 Q1012 NOSIG=
VOHS 281530Z 14004KT 6000 SCT020 SCT100 29/16 Q1012 NOSIG=
VOHS 281500Z 13004KT 6000 SCT020 SCT100 30/16 Q1012 NOSIG=
VOHS 281430Z 16004KT 6000 SCT020 SCT100 30/16 Q1011 NOSIG=
VOHS 281400Z 16004KT 6000 SCT020 SCT100 30/16 Q1011 NOSIG=
VOHS 281330Z 20004KT 6000 SCT020 SCT100 32/16 Q1010 NOSIG=
VOHS 281300Z 22004KT 6000 FEW020 SCT100 34/15 Q1010 NOSIG=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 28, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-7117

Destination
Hyderabad, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-IYD

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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