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Envoy Air Plane Blows Tire on Landing at O’Hare International Airport

Saturday, October 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Envoy Air Plane Blows Tire on Landing at O’Hare International Airport

Envoy Air flight MQ-3699 burst a tire upon landing at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, on October 12th. The incident happened when the Embraer ERJ-175 plane was coming from Madison, Wisconsin. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

EAT Leipzig Flight Rejects Takeoff from Amsterdam

Thursday, October 12, 2017
By George Hatcher

EAT Leipzig flight QY-2197 had to reject takeoff from Amsterdam, Netherlands, on October 10th. The Airbus A300-600 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Leipzig, Germany, when the crew suspected they had burst a tire or had hit something, and rejected takeoff. The plane was checked by emergency services, and subsequently returned to the apron.... »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Returns to Colorado Springs due to Blown Tire

Thursday, October 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Returns to Colorado Springs due to Blown Tire

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-4630 had to return and make an emergency landing in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on October 10th. Authorities said the plane bound for Salt Lake City, Utah, blew a tire during taking off. The crew continued takeoff but subsequently returned to Colorado Springs for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

Emirates Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Newcastle Airport

Monday, September 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Emirates Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Newcastle Airport

Emirates flight EK-35 made an emergency landing in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, on September 10th. The Boeing 777-300 plane was flying from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, when the crew suspected a blown tire and requested emergency assistance. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Tajik Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tajikistan

Saturday, March 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Tajik Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tajikistan

Tajik Air flight 7J-645 had to make an emergency landing in Khujand, Tajikistan, on March 9th. The Boeing 737-300 plane heading from Taraz, Kazakhstan, to Moscow, Russia, was diverted after the crew were informed about tire fragments found on the runway, indicating a blown tire. The plane landed back safely. All 140 passengers aboard... »

Los Angeles-Bound FedEx Plane Rejects Take Off From Honolulu

Monday, February 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Los Angeles-Bound FedEx Plane Rejects Take Off From Honolulu

FedEx Federal Express flight FX-1814 had to reject take off from Honolulu, Hawaii, on February 24th. The McDonnell Douglas MD-11 plane was accelerating to take off for Los Angeles, California, when the crew rejected take off at high speed due to some issues. The plane returned to apron with a blown tire. Everyone aboard... »

Compass Airlines Plane makes Emergency Landing in Utah after Tyre Damage

Thursday, May 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
Compass Airlines Plane makes Emergency Landing in Utah after Tyre Damage

Compass Airlines flight DL-5689 made a safe emergency landing at Denver International Airport, Denver, Colorado, on May 20th. The Embraer ERJ-175, heading from Utah, to Colorado, was mid-air when the crew reported a blown tyre and requested emergency services on standby. The plane received minor damage. All 79 people onboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Hard Landing, Blown Tires, Pilot Lands Safe in Vegas

Tuesday, March 20, 2012
By George Hatcher
Hard Landing, Blown Tires, Pilot Lands Safe in Vegas

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Klaus Ecker What: Allegiant Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-83 en route from Des Moines to Las Vegas Where: Las Vegas When: Mar 17th 2012 Who: 147 passengers and 5 crew Why: On landing, the plane bounced. Trailing smoke from two blown tires, the plane stopped... »

Maldives Emergency Landing

Saturday, December 3, 2011
By George Hatcher
Maldives Emergency Landing

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Christian Schürmann What: Emirates Boeing 777-300 en route from Colombo Sri Lanka to Male, Maldives Where: Male When: Dec 2nd 2011 Why: On landing in Male, the plane’s tires burst. Passengers disembarked on the runway, as the plane was disabled. No explanation was given... »

Indian Pilots: One bad seed

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
By George Hatcher
Indian Pilots: One bad seed

What: Air India Express en route from Cochin-Salalah Where: Salalah When: Nov 3, 2011 9:45 Who: 87 passengers In George’s Point of View India has made noises in the press about cleaning house regarding some of the bad pilots that skated through a flawed and corrupt school and accrediting system. In this event, the... »

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