Southwest Boeing 737 Faces Tyre Damage on Departure

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A Southwest Boeing 737-800, registration N8686A performing flight WN-736 from Fort Lauderdale,FL to Denver,CO (USA), was climbing out of Fort Lauderdale’s runway 10L when the crew stopped the climb at 12,000 feet due to suspected nose tyre damage.

  • The aircraft diverted to Orlando,FL, burned off fuel and landed safely on Orlando’s runway 18R about 2:20 hours after departure.
  • A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration N8600F is estimated to reach Denver with a delay of 4.5 hours.