Incident Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMA, 13 Oct 2022
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Date:13-OCT-2022
Time:06:42 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 777-236ER
Owner/operator:British Airways
Registration: G-YMMA
MSN: 30302/242
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:London-Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK)
Destination airport:London-Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK)
Narrative:
British Airways flight BA2272, a Boeing 777-236ER, suffered a tire burst during landing on runway 26L. The aircraft stopped and remained stationary on the runway for 12 minutes before it taxied to the apron.

A spokesperson for Gatwick Airport said: “Gatwick’s main runway was closed for 19 minutes from 07:42 this morning due to a British Airways flight (BA2272) from JFK (New York) experiencing a deflated tyre. The runway has since reopened and flights are operating as normal.”

Gatwick initially said in a statement that the Boeing 777 had suffered a burst tyre. This was later amended to instead be a deflated tyre - British Airways said that the tyre deflated mid-flight and not upon landing.

The aircraft landed safely and passengers disembarked normally. The plane was inspected upon landing before moving to its final stand.

Sources:

1. https://www.sussexlive.co.uk/news/sussex-news/gatwick-airport-runway-closed-full-7697902
2. https://www.airlive.net/incident-gatwick-airport-runway-closed-due-to-british-airways-boeing-777-with-burst-tyre/amp/
3. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ba2272#2dd26370

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Oct-2022 09:33 harro Added
13-Oct-2022 09:34 harro Updated [Country, Narrative]
13-Oct-2022 12:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative, Category]

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