United B738 at Tokyo on Jun 26th 2018, blew tyre, another deflated on taxiing

Last Update: June 26, 2018 / 20:36:10 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 26, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-828

Departure
Guam, Guam

Aircraft Registration
N77295

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A United Boeing 737-800, registration N77295 performing flight UA-828 from Guam (Guam) to Tokyo Narita (Japan) with 175 people on board, landed on Tokyo's runway 16L when one of the right main tyres burst and distributed debris onto the runway. The crew vacated the runway onto a taxiway where the second right tyre deflated disabling the aircraft on the taxiway.

The taxiway was closed for about 2 hours.

Japan's Ministry of Transport reported one of the right main tyres was believed to be flat prior to landing and broke up during roll out leaving debris on the runway. Another tyre deflated while taxiing disabling the aircraft on the taxiway. An investigation has been opened.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 26, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-828

Departure
Guam, Guam

Aircraft Registration
N77295

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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