Westjet B738 at Vancouver on Feb 1st 2016, rejected takeoff due to blown tyres
Last Update: February 4, 2016 / 20:39:50 GMT/Zulu time
The Canadian TSB reported that the aircraft was disabled on the runway, passengers disembarked onto the runway, the luggage was unloaded, passengers and luggage taken to the terminal. The aircraft needed to be defueled in order to be able to jack the aircraft up, non-standard jacking equipment was needed as the aircraft was slightly lower in this configuration. The runway was closed for a total of 7 hours and 40 minutes. First inspections of aircraft and runway did not identify additional damage to the aircraft or runway.
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