Incident Boeing 757-208 (WL) TF-FIJ,
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Date:Friday 18 May 2012
Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 757-208 (WL)
Registration: TF-FIJ
MSN: 25085/368
Year of manufacture:1991
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 191
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Keflavík International Airport - KEF/BIKF -   Iceland
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Keflavík International Airport (KEF/BIKF)
Destination airport:SFB/KSFB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
An Icelandair Boeing 757-208(WL) on its way to Orlando-Sanford International Airport - SFB/KSFB, FL, USA, from Keflavík International Airport - KEF/BIKF, Iceland, had to turn around and make an emergency landing because one of its wheels fell off.

Once the pilot noticed the missing wheel, the plane was turned around for an emergency landing at the Keflavík airport in Reykjavik. The missing wheel was discovered on the runway where the plane departed from, according to officials.

No one was injured in the incident.



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
26 February 2013 TF-FIJ Icelandair 0 Reykjavík-Keflavík International Airport (KEF/BIKF) non

Revision history:

19-May-2012 09:00 gerard57 Added
19-May-2012 09:06 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Total occupants]
19-May-2012 09:49 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
19-May-2012 18:42 Geno Updated [Source]
20-May-2012 04:00 qwertyuiop Updated [Source]

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