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United B738 at Santa Barbara blew tire on landing
« on: March 28, 2023, 02:39:43 PM »
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A United Boeing 737-800, registration N37287 performing flight UA-611 from San Francisco,CA to Santa Barbara,CA (USA), landed on Santa Barbara's runway 25 at 11:46L (18:46Z) but blew a tyre. Tower reported seeing smoke from the aircraft and seeing debris on the runway. The crew acknowledged advising they might have blown a tyre. The aircraft vacated the runway onto taxiway F and came to a stop also closing taxiway A. Emergency services reported the outer left main tyre was blown.

Due to the blocked taxiways runway 25 became unusable for about 100 minutes, too. The aircraft was towed to the apron about 100 minutes after landing. The passengers disembarked at the apron.

The aircraft returned to service about 21 hours after landing.