Incident: Garuda B738 at Medan on Jun 11th 2018, both left main tyres deflated after landing


The tyres seen on the taxiway (Photo: Harian Jogja):

A Garuda Boeing 737-800, registration PK-GFT performing flight GA-190 from Jakarta to Medan Kuala Namu (Indonesia) with 162 passengers and 7 crew, landed in Kuala Namu and slowed. While turning off the runway onto the taxiway both left hand main tyres deflated and disabled the aircraft. The airport reported the aircraft was taxiing towards the taxiway when the left hand tyres burst. The aircraft stopped on the taxiway. The passengers disembarked via mobile stairs and were bussed to the terminal. The airline reported the tyres ruptured shortly after landing at Kuala Namu Airport.


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