Korean B738 at Jeju on Jul 29th 2016, both nose tyres deflated on landing

Last Update: July 29, 2016 / 21:02:35 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 29, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KE-718

Aircraft Registration
HL7727

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
RKPC

A Korean Air Boeing 737-900, registration HL7727 performing flight KE-718 from Tokyo Narita (Japan) to Jeju (South Korea) with 148 people on board, landed on Jeju's runway 07 and was slowing down when both nose tyres deflated during roll out. The aircraft came to a stop about 1900 meters/6200 feet down the runway and was disabled on the runway. The passengers disembarked onto the runway, the aircraft was subsequently towed to the apron.

The runway was closed for about 80 minutes until passengers had disembarked, the aircraft had been towed off the runway, the runway had been inspected and prepared for service.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 6 hours, then positioned as flight KE-1724 from Jeju to Seoul's Gimpo Airport where the aircraft is still on the ground about 18 hours after the occurrence in Jeju.

Metars:
RKPC 290400Z 04009KT 9999 FEW030 31/24 Q1009 NOSIG
RKPC 290300Z 02008KT 9999 FEW030 31/24 Q1010 NOSIG
RKPC 290200Z 05008KT 9999 FEW030 30/25 Q1010 NOSIG
RKPC 290100Z 04006KT 350V070 9999 FEW030 30/24 Q1010 NOSIG
RKPC 290000Z 03007KT 9999 FEW030 30/24 Q1010 NOSIG
RKPC 282300Z 11004KT 090V150 9999 FEW030 30/24 Q1009 NOSIG
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 29, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KE-718

Aircraft Registration
HL7727

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
RKPC

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