Another Boeing Flight Experiences Mid-Flight Tire Issue

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Published on March 14, 2024 - Duration: 01:31s

Another Boeing Flight Experiences Mid-Flight Tire Issue

Another Boeing Flight , Experiences Mid-Flight Tire Issue.

NBC reports that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investigating yet another Boeing mishap, this time involving an American Airlines flight.

On March 13, a Boeing 777 landed after it "blew a tire during take off" from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, according to the FAA.

American Airlines, the flight's operator, said that no tire was blown, adding that the pilot was aware that the pressure was low in one of the aircraft's tires.

The aircraft taxied to the gate under its own power and customers deplaned normally, American Airlines statement, via NBC.

LAX confirmed that the flight landed safely without incident.

The news comes after another incident involving a Boeing aircraft just last week.

In that incident a tire flew off of a United Airlines Boeing 777-200 shortly after takeoff, prompting an emergency landing.

At the time, United said that the Boeing 777-200 is “designed to land safely with missing or damaged tires" as it has “six tires on each of its two main landing gear struts.”.

NBC reports that these incidents follow a major January 5 mishap involving a door panel blowing off of a Boeing 737 Max 9 plane operated by Alaska Airlines.

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In response to that incident, the FAA grounded all Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft in the U.S and ordered increased oversight of Boeing aircraft production.


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