Flyegypt B737 at Cluj on Oct 15th 2021, burst all 4 main tyres on landing

Last Update: October 22, 2021 / 17:37:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 15, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
FlyEgypt

Flight number
FT-3103

Destination
Cluj, Romania

Aircraft Registration
SU-TMM

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Flyegypt Boeing 737-700, registration SU-TMM performing flight FT-3103 from Hurghada (Egypt) to Cluj (Romania) with 113 people on board, landed on Cluj's runway 25 at 19:12L (16:12Z) when upon touchdown tower immediately observed sparks and flames from the landing gear. The aircraft came to a stop on the runway with all four main tyres burst about 1028 meters/3370 feet past the displaced runway threshold.

The runway needed to be closed until the wheels were replaced and the aircraft had been towed off the runway.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Cluj about 20.5 hours after landing.

On Oct 22nd 2021 Romania's AIAS reported the aircraft experienced a hard landing causing the main tyres to catch fire. The fire was extinguished, the occupants of the aircraft were evacuated, there were no injuries. The AIAS have opened an investigation into the occurrence.

Related NOTAMs:
A4001/21 NOTAMR A4000/21
Q) LRBB/QMRLC/IV/NBO/A /000/999/4647N02342E005
A) LRCL B) 2110152341 C) 2110160100
E) RWY 07/25 CLSD FOR TRAFFIC
A4000/21 NOTAMR A3999/21
Q) LRBB/QMRLC/IV/NBO/A /000/999/4647N02342E005
A) LRCL B) 2110152245 C) 2110160000
E) RWY 07/25 CLSD FOR TRAFFIC
A3999/21 NOTAMR A3998/21
Q) LRBB/QMRLC/IV/NBO/A /000/999/4647N02342E005
A) LRCL B) 2110152148 C) 2110152300
E) RWY 07/25 CLSD FOR TRAFFIC
A3998/21 NOTAMR A3997/21
Q) LRBB/QMRLC/IV/NBO/A /000/999/4647N02342E005
A) LRCL B) 2110152023 C) 2110152200
E) RWY 07/25 CLSD FOR TRAFFIC
A3997/21 NOTAMN
Q) LRBB/QMRLC/IV/NBO/A /000/999/4647N02342E005
A) LRCL B) 2110151930 C) 2110152030
E) RWY 07/25 CLSD FOR TRAFFIC
A3995/21 NOTAMR A3994/21
Q) LRBB/QMRLC/IV/NBO/A /000/999/4647N02342E005
A) LRCL B) 2110151738 C) 2110151930
E) RWY 07/25 CLSD
A3994/21 NOTAMN
Q) LRBB/QMRLC/IV/NBO/A /000/999/4647N02342E005
A) LRCL B) 2110151720 C) 2110151820 EST
E) RWY 07/25 CLSD

Metars:
COR LRCL 151730Z 07003KT 9999 OVC068 09/05 Q1019=
LRCL 151700Z 08003KT 9999 FEW065 09/05 Q1019=
LRCL 151630Z 12004KT CAVOK 09/05 Q1019=
LRCL 151600Z 11004KT CAVOK 09/05 Q1019=
LRCL 151530Z 12004KT CAVOK 09/05 Q1019=
LRCL 151500Z 12003KT CAVOK 09/05 Q1019=
LRCL 151430Z 12004KT CAVOK 10/05 Q1019=
LRCL 151400Z 12004KT CAVOK 10/04 Q1019=
LRCL 151330Z 09005KT CAVOK 10/04 Q1020=
LRCL 151300Z 12006KT CAVOK 10/04 Q1020=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 15, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
FlyEgypt

Flight number
FT-3103

Destination
Cluj, Romania

Aircraft Registration
SU-TMM

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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