Vietnam Airlines Airbus bursts tyres on landing

Aug 7, 2009 (AFP) - A Vietnam Airlines (VNA) Airbus 320 burst two tyres upon landing Friday in southern Vietnam, the company said, adding all 164 passengers and crew members were safe.

Crew discovered abnormal signs in the craft's hydraulic system, forcing the pilot to use the emergency brake on landing at Ho Chi Minh City's Tan Son Nhat international airport, bursting two rear tyres, VNA said in a statement.

The national flag carrier said it was working with relevant agencies to investigate what caused the problem on the flight from coastal Nha Trang city.

Source: AFP

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