France A388 at Mexico City on Jun 14th 2017, three tyres deflated on landing

Last Update: June 15, 2017 / 23:08:22 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 14, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-178

Aircraft Registration
F-HPJA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

An Air France Airbus A380-800, registration F-HPJA performing flight AF-178 from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Mexico City (Mexico), landed safely on Mexico City's runway 05R. While vacating the runway brakes overheated causing three tyres to deflate.

The aircraft was unable to depart for its return flight and is still on the ground in Mexico City about 24 hours after landing.

Metars:
MMMX 142245Z 26009KT 8SM BKN015CB BKN080 OVC200 18/14 A3019 NOSIG RMK 8/963 HZY PCPN WSW ENE=
MMMX 142142Z 32006KT 10SM VCTS SCT015CB BKN080 BKN200 19/13 A3019 NOSIG RMK 60765 8/963 HZY OCNL LTGCCCG WSW PCPN ENE WSW AND 4TH QUAD OCNL DROPS=
MMMX 142136Z 32005KT 10SM VCTS SCT015CB BKN080 BKN200 18/14 A3019 NOSIG RMK 8/963 HZY OCNL LTGCCCG W PCPN ENE WSW AND 4TH QUAD OCNL DROPS=
MMMX 142119Z 30008KT 8SM TS SCT015CB BKN080 BKN200 18/14 A3019 NOSIG RMK 8/963 HZY RAE13 OCNL LTGCCCG W PCPN 3TH AND 4TH QUAD OCNL DROPS=
MMMX 142102Z 27010KT 5SM TSRA BKN015CB BKN080 17/15 A3019 NOSIG RMK 8/960 CI=
MMMX 142052Z 36011KT 1 1/2SM TSRA OVC015CB 18/13 A3021 BECMG 5SM -RA RMK SLP051 57015 922 60035 8/9// OCNL LTG NW N TSRAB45=
MMMX 142041Z 12009KT 1 1/2SM +RA OVC015CB 19/14 A3021 TEMPO 3SM TSRA RMK 8/9// RAB37=
MMMX 142023Z 35004KT 6SM -RA OVC020CB 23/11 A3020 TEMPO 3SM TSRA RMK 8/3// HZY RAB21 BINOVC=
MMMX 141942Z 28007KT 8SM BKN020TCU 24/11 A3021 NOSIG RMK 8/200 HZY=
MMMX 141842Z 02006KT 10SM BKN020TCU 23/11 A3024 NOSIG RMK 8/200 HZY=
MMMX 141746Z 02007KT 10SM BKN020 22/11 A3026 NOSIG RMK SLP057 57007 916 8/200 HZY=
MMMX 141643Z 01006KT 10SM BKN020 21/10 A3028 NOSIG RMK 8/100 HZY SC=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 14, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-178

Aircraft Registration
F-HPJA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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