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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59644
Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Date:22-APR-2009
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232
Owner/operator:British Airways
Registration: G-EUUX
MSN: 3550
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 129
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:London-Heathrow (LHR) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:LHR
Destination airport:IST
Narrative:
While taking off, one of the tyres blew. The pilot of flight BA680 decided to continue to Istanbul in order to land a lighter aircraft after using up the fuel. It landed safely. No injuries.

Sources:

https://www.cnnturk.com/2009/turkiye/04/22/lastigi.patlayan.ucak.istanbula.sorunsuz.indi/523549.0/index.html


Images:

Photo of G-EUUX courtesy AirHistory.net


Helsinki - Vantaa (EFHK / HEL)
4 July 2019; (c) Pertti Sipilš

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Apr-2009 11:55 hggultek Added
22-Apr-2009 11:58 harro Updated

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