Garuda B738 Both Left Main Tyres Deflated after Landing at Medan

Photo: commons.wikimedia.org

Reading Time: 1 minute

A Garuda Boeing 737-800 performing flight  from Jakarta to Medan Kuala Namu (Indonesia) with 162 passengers and 7 crew, landed in Kuala Namu and slowed. While turning off the runway onto the taxiway both left hand main tyres deflated and disabled the aircraft.

The airport reported the aircraft was taxiing towards the taxiway when the left hand tyres burst. The aircraft stopped on the taxiway. The passengers disembarked via mobile stairs and were bussed to the terminal.

The airline reported the tyres ruptured shortly after landing at Kuala Namu Airport.

Source: avherald.com