Transavia France B738 at Nantes on Oct 1st 2022, both nose tyres damaged on landing

Last Update: October 7, 2022 / 19:28:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 1, 2022

Classification
Accident

Flight number
TO-3943

Destination
Nantes, France

Aircraft Registration
F-GZHA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
LFRS

A Transavia France Boeing 737-800, registration F-GZHA performing flight TO-3943 from Djerba (Tunisia) to Nantes (France) with 160 people on board, landed on Nantes' runway 21 at 13:05L (11:05Z) when both nose tyres were damaged causing the aircraft to roll out on the nose wheel rims. The aircraft vacated the runway and stopped on the taxiway clear of the runway. There were no injuries, the aircraft sustained substantial (structural) damage however.

The BEA opened an investigation.

On Oct 7th 2022 the BEA reported the aircraft received substantial damage to the nose gear, fuselage and engines. The occurrence was rated an accident and is being investigated by the BEA.

Metars:
LFRS 011300Z AUTO 26010KT 3400 -RADZ BR OVC006 18/18 Q1018 TEMPO BKN020 BECMG 9999 NSW=
LFRS 011230Z AUTO 25012KT 4300 DZ BR OVC007 19/18 Q1017 TEMPO 26015G25KT BKN020 BECMG 9999 NSW=
LFRS 011200Z AUTO 26014KT 9999 OVC009 19/17 Q1017 TEMPO 26015G25KT BKN020=
LFRS 011130Z AUTO 27013KT 9999 OVC008 18/17 Q1017 BECMG SCT012=
LFRS 011100Z AUTO 26012KT 9999 OVC006 18/18 Q1017 BECMG SCT012=
LFRS 011030Z AUTO 26013KT 230V290 4200 -RADZ BR OVC005 18/17 Q1017 BECMG 9999 NSW SCT012=
LFRS 011000Z AUTO 27012KT 3500 -RA BR OVC006 18/17 Q1016 BECMG 9999 NSW SCT012=
LFRS 010930Z AUTO 27013KT 9999 OVC007 18/17 Q1016 BECMG SCT012=
LFRS 010900Z AUTO 27012KT 9999 OVC006 18/17 Q1015 TEMPO 4000 -RADZ BECMG 25015G25KT SCT012=
LFRS 010830Z AUTO 27013KT 9000 2000 -RA OVC007 18/17 Q1015 TEMPO 4000 -RADZ BECMG 25015G25KT SCT012=
LFRS 010800Z AUTO 27013KT 9999 OVC007 18/17 Q1014 TEMPO 4000 -RADZ BECMG 25015G25KT=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 1, 2022

Classification
Accident

Flight number
TO-3943

Destination
Nantes, France

Aircraft Registration
F-GZHA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
LFRS

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