Egypt B738 at Cairo on Jul 31st 2019, tyre damage on departure

Last Update: August 20, 2019 / 21:11:33 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 31, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Egypt Air

Flight number
MS-877

Departure
Cairo, Egypt

Destination
Abjua, Nigeria

Aircraft Registration
SU-GDB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An Egypt Air Boeing 737-800, registration SU-GDB performing flight MS-877 from Cairo (Egypt) to Abjua (Nigeria), departed Cairo's runway 05C and was enroute at FL300 about 140nm south of Cairo when the crew was informed about tyre debris found on the runway. The crew decided to return to Cairo, descended the aircraft to FL100, FL60 and 5000 feet, entering holds to burn off fuel and landed the aircraft safely on runway 05R about 2:50 hours after departure.

It was found the tread of the right nose tyre had separated and created a lot of impact marks on the underside of the fuselage.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 31, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Egypt Air

Flight number
MS-877

Departure
Cairo, Egypt

Destination
Abjua, Nigeria

Aircraft Registration
SU-GDB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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