Suramericanas B722 at Bogota on May 24th 2018, burst nose tyre on landing

Last Update: August 21, 2018 / 16:31:54 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 24, 2018

Classification
Incident

Destination
Bogota, Colombia

Aircraft Registration
HK-4637

Aircraft Type
Boeing 727-200

ICAO Type Designator
B722

A Lineas Aereas Suramericanas Boeing 727-200, registration HK-4637 performing freight flight LA-2082 from Leticia to Bogota (Colombia) with 5 crew, landed on Bogota's runway 13L, when during roll out the right hand nose tyre burst. The aircraft attempted to vacate the runway via taxiway B11 but became disabled within the runway protected area prior to crossing the hold short line.

Colombia's GRIAA reported the occurrence was rated a serious incident and is being investigated. The burst tyre caused damage to the fairing of the inboard right hand flaps. Damage was also found to the nose gear shaft amongst other damage.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 24, 2018

Classification
Incident

Destination
Bogota, Colombia

Aircraft Registration
HK-4637

Aircraft Type
Boeing 727-200

ICAO Type Designator
B722

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