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