British Airways B744 at Denver on Oct 11th 2019, blew tyre on touch down

Last Update: October 13, 2019 / 19:36:45 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 11, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-219

Aircraft Registration
G-CIVZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A British Airways Boeing 747-400, registration G-CIVZ performing flight BA-219 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Denver,CO (USA), landed on Denver's runway 35R but burst a tyre on touchdown. The aircraft rolled out without further incident, vacated the runway and stopped on taxiway EC. Emergency services responded, while tower queried the next arrival whether they wanted to continue the landing, the CRJ crew affirmed and continued for a long landing. Emergency services advised the forward inboard right main tyre had blown, hydraulic fluid was leaking. The crew shut the engines down, the passengers disembarked via mobile stairs and were bussed to the terminal.

The return flight BA-218 was cancelled.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Denver 43 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 11, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-219

Aircraft Registration
G-CIVZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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