Malaysia B738 at Shanghai on Oct 21st 2018, rejected takeoff due to burst tyres

Last Update: October 21, 2018 / 20:03:04 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 21, 2018

Classification
Accident

Flight number
MH-387

Aircraft Registration
9M-MXM

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration 9M-MXM performing flight MH-387 from Shanghai Pudong (China) to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), was accelerating for takeoff from Pudong's runway 35R when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed due to both left main tyres bursting with pieces of the tyres penetrating the fuselage. The aircraft slowed safely and vacated the runway via a high speed turn off about 1800 meters/5900 feet down the runway and stopped, emergency services foamed the landing gear. The aircraft sustained substantial damage.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 21, 2018

Classification
Accident

Flight number
MH-387

Aircraft Registration
9M-MXM

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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