Spicejet B738 at Ahmedabad on Jun 1st 2018, rejected takeoff due to burst tyre

Last Update: June 1, 2018 / 20:11:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 1, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Spicejet

Flight number
SG-85

Aircraft Registration
VT-SLE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
VAAH

A Spicejet Boeing 737-800, registration VT-SLE performing flight SG-85 from Ahmedabad (India) to Bangkok (Thailand) with 188 people on board, had backtracked runway 23 for departure, turned around and was accelerating for takeoff from runway 23 when the crew rejected takeoff due to a burst tyre. The aircraft slowed safely and came to a stop about 2000 meters/6600 feet down the runway and was disabled.

The airport was closed until the aircraft could be towed to the apron.

The airline reported there was a tyre burst during the takeoff roll, the pilots brought the aircraft to a halt. The passengers disembarked normally.

Metars:
VAAH 011430Z 20005KT 4000 FU NSC 39/23 Q1001 NOSIG=
VAAH 011400Z 18005KT 4000 FU NSC 39/24 Q1001 NOSIG=
VAAH 011330Z 22005KT 4000 FU NSC 40/24 Q1001 NOSIG=
VAAH 011300Z 23005KT 5000 FU NSC 41/24 Q1001 BECMG 4000=
VAAH 011230Z 23006KT 5000 FU NSC 41/24 Q1001 NOSIG=
VAAH 011200Z 23007KT 5000 FU NSC 42/23 Q1001 NOSIG=
VAAH 011130Z 23007KT 5000 FU NSC 42/24 Q1001 NOSIG=
VAAH 011100Z 22008KT 5000 FU NSC 42/25 Q1001 NOSIG=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 1, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Spicejet

Flight number
SG-85

Aircraft Registration
VT-SLE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
VAAH

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