LIAT DH8C at Georgetown on Aug 26th 2013, dropped main wheel on takeoff
Last Update: August 26, 2013 / 21:28:37 GMT/Zulu time
The airline reported that the aircraft suffered a "main wheel failure" on takeoff, the aircraft continued to the destination where emergency services were called on standby as a precaution. The cause of the wheel failure is being investigated.
Guyana's Civil Aviation Authority reported one of the passengers spotted one of the two main wheels missing from one of the main landing gear struts shortly after takeoff from Georgetown and informed the crew. After consultation with dispatch the crew decided to continue the flight to Bridgetown.
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