Estonian CRJ9 at Tallinn on Aug 14th 2014, burst tyre on takeoff

Last Update: August 15, 2014 / 21:08:27 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 14, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OV-473

Aircraft Registration
ES-ACC

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ9

An Estonian Air Canadair CRJ-900, registration ES-ACC performing flight OV-473 from Tallinn (Estonia) to Amsterdam (Netherlands) with 82 passengers and 4 crew, burst a left main tyre on takeoff, the crew continued takeoff, climbed the aircraft to safe height and entered a holding to assess the situation and burn off fuel. The aircraft subsequently returned to Tallinn for a safe landing on runway 08 about 100 minutes after departure and stopped on the runway.

A replacement Embraer ERJ-170 registration ES-AED reached Amsterdam with a delay of 4.5 hours.

The airline confirmed a left hand main tyre burst during takeoff according to preliminary data, the aircraft landed safely back about 100 minutes after departure. After engineers checked the aircraft, the aircraft was able to taxi to the apron. The passengers were taken to Amsterdam later the evening.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 14, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OV-473

Aircraft Registration
ES-ACC

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ9

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