Safety

Oman Air flight experiences burst tyres following landing At Abu Dhabi

Tis Meyer / PlanePics.org

Oman Air flight WY 635, a Boeing 737-800 flying from Muscat to Abu Dhabi, has experienced two burst tyres while landing at Abu Dhabi.

The incident occurred on Wednesday 27th April, at 2107 local time. The flight took off from Muscat at 2025 local time with 150 passengers and seven crew on board. The guests and crew were unharmed and were disembarked smoothly.

Spare parts have been sent to bring the aircraft back to base as swiftly as possible.

A full investigation will take place how this technical incident could occur, despite the thorough maintenance planning and execution.

The airline said in a statement:

“Oman Air’s over-riding priority is to safeguard the well-being of all its customers and staff, and the airline is proud of its unblemished safety record. Oman Air provides extensive training for its crews on how to effectively manage problems when they arise, and ensure passenger safety. It also works closely with all the airport authorities throughout its network. This incident illustrate the effectiveness of that training and co-operation”.

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