Up B738 at Tel Aviv on Aug 18th 2016, damaged tyre on departure

Last Update: August 18, 2016 / 23:48:52 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 18, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LY-2653

Destination
Kiev, Ukraine

Aircraft Registration
4X-EKM

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An Up Airlines Boeing 737-800 on behalf of El Al, registration 4X-EKM performing flight LY-2653 from Tel Aviv (Israel) to Kiev (Ukraine) with 182 people on board, departed Tel Aviv's runway 26. While climbing out the crew received information that tyre debris (tread of the tyre) had been found on the runway, stopped the climb at 8000 feet and entered a hold to burn off fuel. The aircraft returned to Tel Aviv for a safe landing on runway 26 about 2:40 hours after departure and came to a stop on the intersection of runway 26 and runway 12. The aircraft was towed to the apron.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 18, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LY-2653

Destination
Kiev, Ukraine

Aircraft Registration
4X-EKM

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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