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Military Plane Makes Emergency Landing at General Mitchell International Airport

Thursday, May 31, 2018
By George Hatcher

A military plane made an emergency landing at General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on May 30th. Authorities said the KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft declared an emergency after experiencing a lightning strike over Chicago. The plane burst two of its tires as it landed. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

LATAM Airlines Plane Bursts Tire After Landing at Brasilia International Airport

Thursday, May 10, 2018
By George Hatcher
LATAM Airlines Plane Bursts Tire After Landing at Brasilia International Airport

A LATAM Airlines plane burst a tire after landing at Brasilia International Airport, Brazil, on May 8th. The incident happened when the flight JJ-384 was coming from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The passengers safely disembarked via stairs onto the taxiway. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

KLM Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Monday, April 9, 2018
By George Hatcher
KLM Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

KLM flight KL-702 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 7th. The Boeing 777-300 plane flying from Buenos Aires, Argentina, was descending toward Amsterdam when the crew received indication of low pressure in two tires. The plane landed uneventfully and stopped on the runway for inspection. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article... »

Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Munich

Saturday, March 10, 2018
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Munich

Lufthansa flight LH-1742 made an emergency landing in Munich, Germany, on March 9th. The plane took off for Chisinau, Moldova, but damaged multiple tires during departure. The crew subsequently returned for a safe landing. The plane became disabled on the runway. All twenty-nine passengers and four crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

UPS Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Mumbai

Friday, March 9, 2018
By George Hatcher
UPS Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Mumbai

UPS flight 5X-15 made an emergency landing in Mumbai, India, on March 8th. The Boeing 747-400 plane flying from Bangkok, Thailand, was descending toward Mumbai when the crew reported a hydraulic failure. The plane burst a tire during landing and became disabled on the runway. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. 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.... »

TuiFly Plane Rejects Takeoff in Spain due to Blown Tyres

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
TuiFly Plane Rejects Takeoff in Spain due to Blown Tyres

TuiFly flight X3-2149 had to reject take-off at Fuerteventura Airport, Spain, on September 18th. The Boeing 737-800 en-route to Hanover, Germany, had to abort taking off because its both left tyres had separated from the wheels. The plane returned safely to the apron. All 170 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

LGW Plane’s Tire Bursts on Landing in Saarbruecken

Friday, September 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
LGW Plane’s Tire Bursts on Landing in Saarbruecken

Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter (LGW) flight AB-6478 blew a main tire upon landing in Saarbruecken, Germany, on August 29th. The incident happened when the plane was coming from Berlin, Germany. The plane safely taxied to the apron. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Columbus due to Damaged Tire

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Columbus due to Damaged Tire

Southwest Airlines flight WN-2803 had to return and make an emergency landing in Columbus, Ohio, on August 26th. The Boeing 737-700 plane took off for Fort Lauderdale, Florida, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a damaged tire. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and twenty-seven people aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Small Planet Airlines Flight Rejects Takeoff From Greece

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Small Planet Airlines Flight Rejects Takeoff From Greece

Small Planet Airlines flight P7-8730 had to reject takeoff from Corfu, Greece, on August 19th. The Airbus A321-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Warsaw, Poland, when the crew rejected takeoff due to a damaged tire. The plane safely returned to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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