American B738 at Vancouver on Apr 19th 2019, burst tyre on departure

Last Update: April 29, 2019 / 21:08:37 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 19, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-397

Aircraft Registration
N871NN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N871NN performing flight AA-397 from Vancouver,BC (Canada) to Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA), departed Vancouver's runway 26L and was climbing out of Vancouver towards Chicago, when a runway inspection found fragments of a tyre as well as a hydraulic bracket. The crew was informed and decided to divert to Seattle,WA (USA). Descending towards Seattle the crew advised hydraulic system A had depleted to about 23% hydraulic quantity and the ANTI-SKID INOPERATIVE light had illuminated. The crew declared emergency and performed a safe landing on Seattle's runway 16L.

The Canadian TSB reported the crew determined a return to Vancouver would cause an overweight landing, the crew therefore decided to divert to Seattle. After landing the #2 tyre was confirmed burst, which resulted in several hydraulic lines, supports and wire harnesses in the left wheel well being severed. Additional damage was found to the left inboard flap, left horizontal stabilizer and lower wing panels. The left main gear tyres, damaged hydraulic lines and canon plugs were replaced.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 19, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-397

Aircraft Registration
N871NN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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