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THAI plane’s tyre bursts after landing

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A Thai Airways International (THAI) plane’s rear tyre burst shortly after it landed safely on the runway at Mae Faluang airport in Chiang Rai this morning.

Flight TG 130 landed safely on the runway at about 9.30 a.m. and was on the taxiway to the airport terminal when a loud explosion was heard. It was later found to be the burst of a rear tyre on the right landing gear of the plane.

Nobody was injured and THAI officials said it was not a burst but just the tyre deflated after landing.

Source: http://englishnews.thaipbs.or.th/thai-planes-tyre-bursts-landing/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=thai-planes-tyre-bursts-landing

--Thai PBS 2013-11-05

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Really? Nobody checking for these things now?

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THAI plane's tyre bursts after landing at Chiang Rai airport

CHIANG RAI: -- A passenger plane of Thai Airways International had one of its tyres burst shortly after it landed at the Mae Fah Luang Airport in Chiang Rai Tuesday morning.


The accident happened at 9:29 am and no one was injured.

While the TG130 flight was taxing to a parking bay of the airport, a rear tyre on the right side exploded.

Officials were still checking for the cause of the accident.

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-- The Nation 2013-11-05

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Thai Airways plane's tyre bursts after touchdown, no injuries reported

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BANGKOK, 5 November 2013 (NNT) - According to reports, A rear tyre on the right undercarriage of Thai Airways International flight TG 130 burst shortly after the plane touched down on the runway at Mae Fa Luang airport in Chiang Rai province on Tuesday. No injuries were reported.


The incident occurred about 9.29am, reports said.

After the incident, the captain guided the aircraft to a parking bay without further incident and all passengers were safely disembarked.

Reportedly, THAI staffs are looking into the cause of the incident and the tyre was replaced.

Reports further stated that the THAI board chairman has come out to say that the tyre did not burst, but only "deflated" after landing.

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Not only should the deflated/blown wheel be replaced..........the other wheel on the same axle too...

Mandatory throughout the civil aviation world

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Not only should the deflated/blown wheel be replaced..........the other wheel on the same axle too...

Mandatory throughout the civil aviation world

..................except in LOS perhaps?!

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