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The tires of an Egyptian plane explode while landing at Cluj-Napoca Airport in Romania

4 tires of an Egyptian “Fly Egypt” plane exploded during a landing operation at Cluj-Napoca Airport in Romania, causing the plane to veer off the runway.

The head of the Civil Aviation Authority in Egypt, Ashraf Nuer, ordered the formation of a committee to investigate the accident.

A source in the Egyptian Civil Aviation said, “The plane was allowed to take off from Romania without passengers, after the repair process was carried out, and air safety was ensured. The plane in the accident.

Informed sources confirmed that the plane, whose tires exploded, was a B 737-7, which was coming from Hurghada Airport in Egypt to Cluj-Napoca Airport, Romania, with flight number FT 3101.

She indicated that the number of passengers on the plane reached 113, including 13 business class passengers, 100 economy class passengers, and 6 cabin crew members.

The sources explained that “the pilot was surprised by the tire explosion during landing and was able to maintain the plane’s path as much as possible, and that the losses included hitting the plane’s tires only, and the runway was closed to withdraw the plane for maintenance and disrupted the airport for 3 hours.”

She indicated that none of the passengers were injured in the accident.

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