Narrative:While taking off from Washington-Dulles two tyres on the left hand maingear blew. The gear could not be retracted, so the crew of Flight AF054 elected to return to Washington. Some circuitry was damaged after having been hit by debris from the tires. Debris also caused a fuel and hydraulic leak. Fuel tanks no. 2, 5 and 6 were punctured.
Official accident investigation report
|investigating agency: ||Bureau d'Enquêtes et d'Analyses (BEA) - France |
|report status: ||Final|
|report number: ||Report f-fc790614|
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