A Singapore-based low-cost airline ( LCC ) plane scheduled to depart from Incheon International Airport and head to Singapore landed at Taiwan Airport with a front wheel missing.
According to Taiwanese media such as the Free Times on the 20th, Scoot Air’s Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner ( flight TR897 ) arrived at Taoyuan Airport in northern Taiwan, China at 0:02 am on the 19th, and a part of the front wheel was missing. I checked.
This airliner took off from Incheon Airport at 11:09 pm on the 18th, and the wheel debris was found at the second apron north of the concourse at around 11:34 pm shortly thereafter.
The control team moved it to a safe place and reported it to the Seoul Regional Aviation Administration under the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport at메이저사이트 0:11 am on the 19th.
During this process, the takeoff and landing of other aircraft were not hindered. In addition, Incheon International Airport Corporation notified Taiwan’s National Transport Safety Investigation Board ( TTSB
) of the discovery of tire debris and delivered it to Taoyuan Airport to request cooperation in handling the aircraft. The Taoyuan Airport found that the left tire, which should be on the front landing gear (landing gear) of the aircraft that had landed, disappeared and only the right tire remained. TTSB
According to the International Civil Aviation Convention (Chicago Convention), an aircraft tire wreckage was found at Incheon International Airport, so the Air and Rail Accident Investigation Committee of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of Korea will investigate.
Due to this problem with the flight, Scoot canceled the original scheduled departure to Singapore at 1:30 am on the 19th and resumed operations with a replacement flight only at 8:45 pm on the same day, more than 19 hours later.
According to Taiwanese media, the incident disrupted the schedule of a total of 361 passengers on the flight.
Scoot has apologized to passengers and is preparing refunds/compensation measures, awaiting investigations by relevant departments.
Wang Guo-chai, Minister of Transportation of Taiwan, said that there is a standard work procedure related to aviation safety, and that if it is related to aircraft repair, the relevant department will investigate.