United B789 at Tokyo on May 14th 2018, rejected takeoff due to burst tyre

Last Update: May 15, 2018 / 21:43:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 14, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-876

Aircraft Registration
N26960

ICAO Type Designator
B789

A United Boeing 787-900, registration N26960 performing flight UA-876 from Tokyo Haneda (Japan) to San Francisco,CA (USA), was accelerating for takeoff from Haneda's runway 34R when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed due to a burst tyre. The aircraft slowed safely, vacated the runway via a high speed turn off about 1800 meters/1nm/6000 feet down the runway and stopped for an inspection by emergency services past the hold short line.

The runway was closed temporariy until the debris was removed from the runway.

The aircraft was towed to the apron.

Japan's Ministry of Transport reported a tyre burst when the aircraft attempted to depart.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 14, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-876

Aircraft Registration
N26960

ICAO Type Designator
B789

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