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Ho Chi Minh airport grass caught fire after Vietnam Airlines Airbus tire explosion

Christian Fernsby |
A Vietnam Airlines A321 has suffered a tire explosion on takeoff at Ho Chi Minh airport yesterday morning.

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Topics: HO CHI MINH    AIRPORT    VIETNAM AIRLINES    AIRBUS    EXPLOSION   

The flight number VN920 was due to depart for Phnom Pehn in Cambodia mid afternoon, but a tire failure meant it couldn’t take off. In an unusual twist, the tire explosion appears to have caused a fire in the grass alongside the runway.

Vietnam Airlines flight #VN920 from Nha Trang experienced tire failure on landing.

The Airbus A321 landed on runway 25L at Ho Chi Minh City Airport when it experienced a tire explosion.

Hot rubber debris have set adjacent grass on fire but the A321 stopped safely and was not damaged.


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