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Saudi Arabian Airlines Makes Emergency Landing  
User currently offlineA380jet From Canada, joined Aug 2002, 140 posts, RR: 0
Posted (11 years 6 months 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 4475 times:

A Saudi Airlines plane made an emergency landing at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) at around 10:30 a.m. Friday with seven of its 16 tires blowing out as a result.


NAIA Security and Emergency Services said the plane was able to dock at the airport's Gate 15.


No casualty was reported and officials have started to look into the cause of the incident.



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User currently offlineJean Leloup From Canada, joined Apr 2001, 2116 posts, RR: 19
Reply 1, posted (11 years 6 months 2 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 4425 times:

Where is that? Was it near the start of the flight (heavy landing?)


Next flight.... who knows.
User currently offlineClickhappy From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 9664 posts, RR: 68
Reply 2, posted (11 years 6 months 2 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 4416 times:
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Manila, Philippines

User currently offlineB747 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 245 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (11 years 6 months 2 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 4407 times:

NINA is in Manila, Philippines. It is the Main intl airport in Manila. When I was there Saudi used 747-300's, so that would mean 7 of 18 tires, and not 16.

Brian



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User currently offlineMr.BA From Singapore, joined Sep 2000, 3423 posts, RR: 22
Reply 4, posted (11 years 6 months 2 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 4395 times:

Anyone as further information?

[Edited 2003-06-06 07:12:31]


Boeing747 万岁!
User currently offlineFunny From Greece, joined May 2001, 333 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (11 years 6 months 2 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 4239 times:

Anybody knows the Reg....

User currently offlineA380jet From Canada, joined Aug 2002, 140 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (11 years 6 months 2 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 4164 times:

Manila, June 6 - Seven tyres of a Saudia airlines plane burst upon landing at the Philippine capital's international airport on Friday, but all 442 people on board were unhurt, officials said.

The incident occurred as the Boeing 747 jet touched down at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

Celestino Conel, an operations personnel at the NAIA, said the plane was carrying 421 passengers and 21 crew members.

"As soon as the plane touched down, a series of explosions was heard due to the tyres blowing up," he said.

"Debris was scattered all over the runway. But no one was hurt."

He noted that it was the first time that seven of 18 tyres blew up in one incident.

The plane, which came from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, was safely towed to a gate at the arrival area to allow passengers and crew members to disembark.

Conel said four incoming flights were delayed due to the incident, with one of them being diverted to the in ternational airport in the central city of Cebu.


User currently offlineCedarjet From United Kingdom, joined May 1999, 8195 posts, RR: 54
Reply 7, posted (11 years 6 months 2 weeks 6 days ago) and read 4076 times:

Was it an EMERGENCY landing or just a BAD landing?


fly Saha Air 707s daily from Tehran's downtown Mehrabad to Mashhad, Kish Island and Ahwaz
User currently offlineDanielbk From Israel, joined Feb 2003, 197 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (11 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 4011 times:

It sounds like a landing turned emergency, then an emergency landing..


cockpit? it's that little room in the front of the plane where the pilots seat.. but that's not important now
User currently offlineCedarjet From United Kingdom, joined May 1999, 8195 posts, RR: 54
Reply 9, posted (11 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 3987 times:

If it was an emergency, followed by an emergency landing, did they go around first?


fly Saha Air 707s daily from Tehran's downtown Mehrabad to Mashhad, Kish Island and Ahwaz
User currently offlineN754pr From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (11 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3835 times:

What was the problem in the first place and why would it make them land so heavy they burst the tyres??.

Very Heavy breaking could cause this but it seems it happened on impact.


User currently offline9V-SVE From Singapore, joined Nov 2001, 2066 posts, RR: 2
Reply 11, posted (11 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3830 times:

It was a routine landing, but upon touchdown, 7 tires burst.

User currently offlineMr.BA From Singapore, joined Sep 2000, 3423 posts, RR: 22
Reply 12, posted (11 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3824 times:

So that Jumbo came all the way from Jeddah with the pilots expecting a routine landing and upon touchdown 7 tires burst? Did they land hard or?


Boeing747 万岁!
User currently offlineN754pr From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (11 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 3759 times:

How hard do you need to land to do that  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

User currently offline9V-SVE From Singapore, joined Nov 2001, 2066 posts, RR: 2
Reply 14, posted (11 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 3735 times:

Yeah.

It was a -400 series jet. Thought that the -300 operated the MNL route though.


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