Atlas B748 at Miami on Feb 17th 2016, blew body gear tyre on departure

Last Update: February 17, 2016 / 22:31:06 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 17, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Atlas Air

Aircraft Registration
N859GT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-8

ICAO Type Designator
B748

An Atlas Air Boeing 747-800, registration N859GT performing freight flight 5Y-33 from Miami,FL (USA) to Buenos Aires,BA (Argentina) with 6 crew, departed Miami's runway 27 and was enroute at FL330 about 210nm southeast of Miami when the crew decided to return to Miami after receiving information about tyre debris found on the departure runway was traced to their aircraft. The aircraft landed safely on Miami's runway 27 about 2:20 hours after departure and stopped at the end of the runway surrounded by emergency services. The outboard aft right hand body gear tyre was found blown.

The aircraft was towed off the runway about 45 minutes after landing.

A replacement Boeing 747-400 registration N453PA departed Miami with a delay of 9.5 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N859GT
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
747-87UF
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B748
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 17, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Atlas Air

Aircraft Registration
N859GT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-8

ICAO Type Designator
B748

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