Pegasus A20N at Istanbul on Jul 18th 2018, burst tyre on departure

Last Update: July 17, 2018 / 23:59:25 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 18, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PC-824

Destination
Bahrain, Bahrain

Aircraft Registration
TC-NBA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A Pegasus Airlines Airbus A320-200N, registration TC-NBA performing flight PC-824 from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen (Turkey) to Bahrain (Bahrain), was accelerating for takeoff from Sabiha Gokcen's runway 06 when the outboard left main tyre burst. The crew unaware of the burst tyre continued takeoff and climbed out, at FL270 they stopped the climbed and decided to divert. The aircraft set course to return to Sabiha Gokcen at first but then it was decided to divert to Ankara. The aircraft burned off fuel and landed safely on Ankara's runway 21L about 3 hours after departure.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 18, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PC-824

Destination
Bahrain, Bahrain

Aircraft Registration
TC-NBA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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