Flybe DH8D at Amsterdam, Manchester and Birmingham on Aug 29th 2016, burst tyre on departure

Last Update: August 29, 2016 / 22:27:02 GMT/Zulu time

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Aug 29, 2016


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A Flybe de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration G-JECR performing flight BE-1274 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Manchester,EN (UK) with 76 people on board, was on approach to Manchester when the crew became aware a tyre had burst on departure from Amsterdam's runway 36L. The aircraft was redirected to Birmingham,EN (UK) and landed safely on Birmingham's runway 33 about 45 minutes after turning south at Manchester towards Birmingham. The aircraft stopped on the runway, the passengers disembarked onto the runway and were bussed to the terminal, the aircraft was subsequently was towed to the apron.

The airport was closed for about 30 minutes.

The airline reported the aircraft diverted to Birmingham due to more favourable wind conditions at the aerodrome, all passengers disembarked onto the runway safely, were bussed to the terminal and subsequently taken to Manchester by coach.

Metars Birmingham:
EGBB 291550Z 30008KT 9999 SCT048 22/09 Q1023
EGBB 291520Z 32009KT 9999 SCT048 22/10 Q1023
EGBB 291450Z 34007KT 9999 SCT049 22/10 Q1023
EGBB 291420Z 32007KT 280V350 9999 BKN049 21/09 Q1023
EGBB 291350Z 32007KT 250V360 9999 BKN046 21/10 Q1023
EGBB 291320Z 32008KT 270V010 9999 BKN043 21/10 Q1023
EGBB 291250Z 31008KT 270V350 9999 SCT042 21/10 Q1023
EGBB 291220Z 32008KT 290V350 9999 SCT039 20/10 Q1023
EGBB 291150Z 32007KT 260V340 9999 SCT036 20/10 Q1023

Metars Manchester:
EGCC 291550Z 28006KT 250V340 9999 FEW041 20/10 Q1023 NOSIG
EGCC 291520Z 30008KT CAVOK 20/10 Q1023 NOSIG
EGCC 291450Z 29008KT 250V340 9999 FEW036 20/10 Q1023 NOSIG
EGCC 291420Z 29009KT 240V320 9999 FEW032 19/10 Q1023 NOSIG
EGCC 291350Z 29011KT 9999 FEW032 19/09 Q1023 NOSIG
EGCC 291320Z 30011KT 9999 FEW034 19/10 Q1023 NOSIG
EGCC 291250Z 28008KT 250V310 9999 FEW034 19/10 Q1023 NOSIG
EGCC 291220Z 31010KT 9999 SCT033 19/10 Q1023 NOSIG
EGCC 291150Z 30009KT 9999 FEW033 18/10 Q1023 NOSIG
EGCC 291120Z 30010KT 250V330 9999 SCT032 17/10 Q1022 NOSIG
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Date of incident
Aug 29, 2016


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