Accident BAC 1-11 G-AWYR, Thursday 27 November 1997
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Date:Thursday 27 November 1997
Type:Silhouette image of generic BA11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
BAC 1-11
Owner/operator:British Airways
Registration: G-AWYR
MSN: 174
Year of manufacture:1969
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 79
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Birmingham International Airport (BHX/EGBB) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Birmingham International Airport (BHX/EGBB)
Destination airport:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The BA flight from Birmingham to Amsterdam was taking off on runway 15. Then during rotation a loud bang was hard by the flightcrew and in the cabin. ATC reported that a tyre had burst after pieces of the tyre was found on the side of the runway. The BA flightcrew made an PAM call to ATC and landed safely back at Birmingham Airport after burning off excess fuel. Damage was done to the main lading tyre, wheel brake hydraulic pipeline and right inboard flap. None of the 6 crew and 73 passengers was injured in the injured.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


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