Egypt B738 at Madinah on Oct 25th 2021, burst nose tyres on touch down

Last Update: October 26, 2021 / 17:17:22 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 25, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Egypt Air

Flight number
MS-2677

Departure
Cairo, Egypt

Aircraft Registration
SU-GEE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
OEMA

An Egypt Air Boeing 737-800, registration SU-GEE performing flight MS-2677 from Cairo (Egypt) to Madinah (Saudi Arabia) with 154 passengers and 6 crew, touched down on Madinah's runway at 16:41L (13:41Z) when both nose tyres burst causing tyre debris to impact fuselage, engines and wings. The aircraft came to a stop on the runway and was disabled. A post flight inspection also revealed damage to the underside of the left engine (CFM56) consistent with a possible pod strike.

The runway and airport needed to be closed for about 3 hours.

Related NOTAM:
A1442/21 NOTAMN
Q) OEJD/QMRLC/IV/NBO/A /000/999/2433N03942E005
A) OEMA B) 2110251700 C) 2110252200
E) RWY 17/35 CLSD.

Metars:
OEMA 251600Z 28007KT CAVOK 33/M03 Q1015 NOSIG=
OEMA 251500Z 24008KT CAVOK 34/M02 Q1014 NOSIG=
OEMA 251400Z 21005KT CAVOK 34/M03 Q1014 NOSIG=
OEMA 251300Z 19003KT CAVOK 34/M02 Q1014 NOSIG=
OEMA 251200Z 11005KT CAVOK 34/M02 Q1015 NOSIG=
OEMA 251100Z 30004KT CAVOK 34/M04 Q1015 NOSIG=
OEMA 251000Z 03004KT CAVOK 34/M03 Q1016 NOSIG=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 25, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Egypt Air

Flight number
MS-2677

Departure
Cairo, Egypt

Aircraft Registration
SU-GEE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
OEMA

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