INCIDENT: Lufthansa A350-900 Burst Tyre On Departure


A Lufthansa A350-900, registration D-AIXK, on flight LH-434 from Munich (Germany) to Chicago O’Hare,IL (USA), took off from Munich’s runway 26L and was en route at FL380 about 50nm north of Glasgow,SC (UK) when the crew decided to turn around and return after receiving information that they had likely burst a tyre on departure.

The aircraft conducted a gear-down low approach to Cologne’s (Germany) runway 32R, climbed back to FL190 to hold near Nuremberg and Munich to burn off fuel before landing in Frankfurt/Main (Germany).

Source: Avhearld


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