Swift AT72 at Palma Mallorca and Madrid on Feb 19th 2021, tyre damage on departure

Last Update: March 25, 2021 / 22:01:20 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 19, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Swiftair

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-LYJ

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

A Swiftair Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration EC-LYJ performing flight from Palma Mallorca,SP to Madrid,SP (Spain) with 2 crew, departed Palma's runway 24R at 22:10L (21:10Z) and landed on Madrid's runway 32R about 75 minutes later.

On Mar 25th 2021 Spain's CIAIAC reported upon arrival maintenance discovered the tread of the #2 tyre was missing and informed the crew, who indicated they had not noticed any event.

The CIAIAC continued an aircraft departing Palma Mallorca the following morning at 08:07L (07:07Z) reported the presence of tyre debris on runway 24R. The tyre debris was subsequently cleared from the runway.

The CIAIAC reported the aircraft received minor damage and opened an investigation into the occurrence.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 19, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Swiftair

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-LYJ

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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