American B738 at Orlando on Aug 15th 2016, rejected takeoff due to blown tyre

Last Update: August 17, 2016 / 21:17:10 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 15, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-178

Aircraft Registration
N814NN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N814NN performing flight AA-178 from Orlando,FL to Los Angeles,CA (USA) with 164 people on board, was accelerating for takeoff from Orlando's runway 18L when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed (about 120 knots over ground) reporting a blown tyre on the right hand side. The aircraft slowed safely and stopped on the runway, the crew shut the engines down. Rubber debris was observed on runway 18L near taxiway Y about 1900 meters down the runway. The crew requested emergency services to attend to the aircraft to inspect the right hand landing gear, they suspected they might have blown both right hand main tyres and may have hot brakes. The crew subsequently requested maintenance to tow the aircraft to the apron.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration N935NN reached Los Angeles with a delay of 6 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground 47 hours after rejecting takeoff.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N814NN
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-823
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 15, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-178

Aircraft Registration
N814NN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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