FOD Incident: Tatarstan B733 at Ufa on Jul 13th 2010, tyre damage on takeoff

From The Aviation Herald

A Tatarstan Air Boeing 737-300, registration VQ-BDC performing flight U9-5655 from Ufa (Russia) to Antalya (Turkey) with 148 passengers, had departed Ufa when the crew was radioed about tyre debris, that was found on the runway. The crew decided to divert to Kazan (Russia) about 250nm west of Ufa, where the airplane burned off fuel and landed safely about 2 hours after departure. One of the right hand main gear tyres was found damaged.

The flight was cancelled, the passengers were re-booked onto two other flights from Kazan.

Source (The Aviation Herald)

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