UTAir AT72 at Surgut and Tyumen on Jun 20th 2017, burst tyre on departure

Last Update: June 21, 2017 / 15:25:31 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 20, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
UTAir

Flight number
UT-119

Destination
Tyumen, Russia

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BMB

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

A UTAir Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration VQ-BMB performing flight UT-119 from Surgut to Tyumen (Russia) with 58 passengers and 5 crew, had departed and was in flight, when a runway inspection found tyre debris on the departure runway. The crew of the flight was informed about the possible tyre dmage, assessed the situation and decided to continue to Tyumen, where the aircraft landed safely. A tyre of the right main gear was found damaged.

The Ural Investigative Department reported an investigation into the occurrence has been opened, the commander of the flight, airport workers and dispatch personnel of the airline have been interviewed.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 20, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
UTAir

Flight number
UT-119

Destination
Tyumen, Russia

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BMB

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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