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Wed, Jan 08, 2003

Why a 767 Has 10 Tires

When Good Tires Go Bad...

United Airlines has confirmed one of its flights had an emergency landing at Los Angeles International airport after the flight crew reported a problem with one of the aircraft's 10 tires. The flight landed safely and without incident at 7:36pm PST on Monday.

UA 16, a 767-200 (-300 shown), carrying 75 passengers and 11 crew members, originated in Los Angeles and was bound for John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. The flight departed Los Angeles at 4:00pm PST and was scheduled to arrive in New York at 12:04am EST.

United reaccomodated the passengers on another aircraft.

**   Report created 1/7/03   Record 4  **
IDENTIFICATION
  Regis#: UAL16        Make/Model: B767      Description: B-767
  Date: 01/06/2003     Time: 1934
  Event Type: Incident   Highest Injury: None     Mid Air: N    Missing: N
  Damage: Unknown
LOCATION
  City: LOS ANGELES   State: CA   Country: US
DESCRIPTION
  UNITED AIRLINES 16 AIRCRAFT LOST #4 TIRE ON RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR DURING TAKEOFF AND TIRE WAS RETRIEVED FROM LAX INFIELD, ACFT LANDED WITHOUT FURTHER INCIDENT, OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES ARE UNKNOWN,  LOS ANGELES, CA
INJURY DATA      Total Fatal:   0
                 # Crew:  0     Fat:   0     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   Y
                 # Pass:   0     Fat:   0     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   Y
                 # Grnd:         Fat:   0     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   
WEATHER: UNK
OTHER DATA
  Activity: Business      Phase: Take-off      Operation: Air Carrier
  Departed: LOS ANGLES, CA              Dep Date:    Dep. Time:
  Destination: NEW YORK, NY             Flt Plan: UNK          Wx Briefing: U
  Last Radio Cont: UNK
  Last Clearance: UNK
  FAA FSDO: LOS ANGELES, CA  (WP23)               Entry date: 01/07/2003


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