Friday, September 13, 2019

Cessna 525B CitationJet CJ3, N53NW: Incident occurred September 11, 2019 at Oakland International Airport (KOAK), Alameda County, California

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Oakland

Aircraft blew a tire on takeoff and caught fire.

Capital City Jet Center Inc

Date: 11-SEP-19
Time: 20:35:00Z
Regis#: N53NW
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 525
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
Operation: 91


OAKLAND, California (KGO) -- A runway at Oakland International Airport is closed after a brief fire in one of the planes.

Officials say a fire started in the wheel-well after "a Cessna Citation blew a tire while on its takeoff roll on Runway 30."

With the aircraft is partly blocking Runway 30, airport officials have moved all traffic to the Runway 28 complex.

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OAKLAND, California (KTVU) - A Cessna Citation on its takeoff roll blew a tire on Runway 30 at the Oakland International Airport Wednesday afternoon, according to Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor.

A fire started in the wheel well following the blowout. 

The aircraft partly blocked Runway 30, forcing officials to move all airplane traffic to the Runway 28 complex on the north field.

Two passengers were onboard the aircraft at the time of the incident. Neither were injured.

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