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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172604
Last updated: 22 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-323ER (WL)
Owner/operator:American Airlines
Registration: N380AN
MSN: 25449/489
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Rio de Janeiro/Galećo-Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport, RJ ( -   Brazil
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW/KDFW)
Destination airport:Rio de Janeiro/Galećo-Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport, RJ (
Investigating agency: CENIPA
A Boeing 767-300ER, performing American Airlines flight AA251 from Dallas, Texas (DFW) to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (GIG) damaged four tyres in an incident at Rio de Janeiro-Galećo Airport.
All four tyres of the right hand main landing gear burst during landing. Video footage show the airplane taxying towards the gate while shredding the tyres from the wheels. A post incident photo shows damage to the underside of the wing cause by tyre shrapnel.

Weather reported about the time of the incident (10:44 LT / 12:44Z) was reported as:
SBGL 301200Z 34003KT CAVOK 31/17 Q1011
SBGL 301300Z 34007KT CAVOK 33/18 Q1010


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

13 Apr 2010 N380AN American Airlines 0 Keflavik airport non
21 Jul 2021 C-GAAJ Cargojet Airways 0 70 nm NW of Calgary, AB non



Photo of N380AN courtesy

London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
16 March 2014; (c) Alex Christie

Revision history:

31-Dec-2014 10:32 harro Added
31-Dec-2014 10:35 harro Updated [Narrative]
31-Dec-2014 10:38 harro Updated [Embed code]
31-Dec-2014 22:22 harro Updated [Embed code]
31-Dec-2014 22:30 harro Updated [Narrative]
30-Jul-2021 17:09 harro Updated [Narrative]

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