AirAsia A320 at Sibu on Dec 17th 2015, burst main tyre and damaged runway light

Last Update: December 19, 2015 / 20:02:25 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 17, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
AirAsia

Flight number
AK-6460

Destination
Sibu, Malaysia

Aircraft Registration
9M-AFI

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
WBGS

An AirAsia Airbus A320-200, registration 9M-AFI performing flight AK-6460 from Kuching to Sibu (Malaysia) with 138 passengers and 6 crew, landed on Sibu's runway 13 at about 19:20L (11:20Z) but burst a right main tyre and damaged a runway light upon landing. The aircraft taxied to the apron, where passengers disembarked normally.

The aircraft was unable to perform the return flight.

The airport reported a runway light and a right main tyre was damaged when the aircraft landed. The aircraft taxied to the apron but was prohibited to depart again. A replacement aircraft performed the return flight. The damaged runway light was quickly repaired, no other flights were affected.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Sibu about 59 hours after landing.

Metars:
WBGS 171500Z 27002KT 3000 RA FEW006 SCT016 OVC140 23/23 Q1012
WBGS 171400Z 25003KT 3000 RA FEW005 SCT016 OVC140 23/23 Q1012
WBGS 171300Z 34005KT 310V010 2000 RA FEW005 SCT016 OVC140 23/23 Q1012
WBGS 171200Z 27008KT 230V330 9999 -RA FEW005 SCT016 BKN140 23/23 Q1011
WBGS 171100Z 22007KT 180V250 9999 -RA FEW006 SCT016 BKN150 25/24 Q1010
WBGS 171000Z 24002KT 9999 SCT016 BKN150 26/25 Q1009
WBGS 170900Z 05004KT 020V120 9999 SCT015 BKN150 27/24 Q1008
WBGS 170800Z 03006KT 350V070 9999 SCT014 BKN150 27/24 Q1008
WBGS 170700Z 02007KT 9999 SCT014 BKN150 28/24 Q1008
WBGS 170600Z 03008KT 010V070 9999 SCT014 BKN150 28/24 Q1008
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 17, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
AirAsia

Flight number
AK-6460

Destination
Sibu, Malaysia

Aircraft Registration
9M-AFI

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
WBGS

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