AirAsia A320 at Kuala Lumpur on Dec 21th 2016, burst both left main tyres on landing

Last Update: January 25, 2017 / 15:29:42 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 21, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
AirAsia

Flight number
AK-12

Aircraft Registration
9M-AFC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An AirAsia Airbus A320-200, registration 9M-AFC performing flight AK-12 (dep Dec 20th) from Chennai (India) to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), landed on Kuala Lumpur's runway 33 but burst both left hand main tyres. The aircraft rolled out leaving grooves in the runway, came to a stop on the runway and was disabled.

The runway was closed for about 8 hours as result of the occurrence.

On Jan 25th 2017 Malaysia's Accident Investigation Board reported the occurrence was rated a serious incident and is being investigated by the AIB.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 21, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
AirAsia

Flight number
AK-12

Aircraft Registration
9M-AFC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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