Emirates A388 at Amsterdam on Aug 8th 2019, flat tyres before landing

Last Update: August 10, 2019 / 21:06:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 8, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
EK-149

Aircraft Registration
A6-EOY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

An Emirates Airbus A380-800, registration A6-EOY performing flight EK-149 from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was descending towards Amsterdam when the crew requested runway 27 advising they would need to stop on the runway due to the possibility of flat tyres, they had been told about tyre damage upon departure from Dubai. ATC preferred runway 18C however, the crew accepted. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 18C and stopped on the runway. Emergency services confirmed there were both nose tyres deflated, however, no debris on the runway.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 6 hours, then departed for the return flight.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 8, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
EK-149

Aircraft Registration
A6-EOY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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