View Full Version : PIA 747 RTO, blows all tyres - Lahore?

Captain Over
23rd Jul 2003, 19:05
Heard gossip re this sometime around July 20/21.

Any facts, gents?

23rd Jul 2003, 19:20
I'd heard it was Islamabad,bound for MAN.Runway blocked for 8 hours!

Pax Vobiscum
23rd Jul 2003, 19:22
Is this incident actually this one (http://www.pprune.org/forums/showthread.php?threadid=96864) ?

23rd Jul 2003, 19:52
That link is incredible. I'd never have beleived that if an airliner taxied for 5nm at 50kts, its tyres would actually burst, (not just deflate) with a bead temp of over 100degrees celcius. Incredible.

Ok, its a highly unusual scenario, but I should imagine aircraft routinely taxi half that distance...

Captain Over
23rd Jul 2003, 19:53
Yes, thanks. The "subject" line of that thread didn't catch my eye. Thanks again.

Thread closed...feel free to delete this, mods. Cheers.