SAA B732 at Port Elizabeth on Dec 19th 2012, blew all main gear tyres on landing

Last Update: January 11, 2013 / 20:54:06 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 19, 2012

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
ZS-SID

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-200

ICAO Type Designator
B732

A South African Airways Boeing 737-200 freighter, registration ZS-SID performing freight flight SA-6835 from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth (South Africa), landed on Port Elizabeth's runway 08 at about 04:00L (02:00Z) but blew all tyres on the main landing gear during roll out until the aircraft came to a stop about 900 meters/2950 feet past the runway threshold. No injuries occurred, emergency services responded and cooled the gear down.

The runway is currently still closed 16 hours after landing. The airport continued normal operation using runway 17/35.

A ground observer reported immediately after touchdown there were sparks, smoke and flames from the main landing gear.

South Africa's CAA reported on Jan 11th 2013, that the crew reported the anti-skid system had failed.

Relevant NOTAM:
B1804/12 - RWY 08/26 CLSD. DELAYS TO BE EXPECTED. 19 DEC 13:09 2012 UNTIL 19 DEC 19:00 2012 ESTIMATED. CREATED: 19 DEC 13:14 2012

Metars:
FAPE 190400Z 03006KT CAVOK 19/// Q1008 NOSIG
FAPE 190325Z 06005KT 7000 SCT004 19/// Q1008 BECMG CAVOK
FAPE 190300Z 05006KT 8000 BKN004 18/// Q1008 NOSIG
FAPE 190200Z 06008KT 8000 BKN004 19/// Q1009 NOSIG
FAPE 190100Z 06009KT CAVOK 18/18 Q1009 NOSIG
FAPE 190000Z 07008KT CAVOK 18/18 Q1010 NOSIG
FAPE 182300Z 07011KT CAVOK 19/19 Q1011 NOSIG
FAPE 182200Z 07011KT CAVOK 19/19 Q1011 NOSIG
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 19, 2012

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
ZS-SID

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-200

ICAO Type Designator
B732

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