NTSB Identification: ENG06WA022
Incident occurred Monday, July 17, 2006 in Amsterdam, Netherlands
Aircraft: Boeing 747-200F, registration: N516MC
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On July 16, 2006, at 1424 coordinated universal time, a Boeing 747-200F, N516MC, operated by Atlas Air, sufferend minor damage when the left main body gear tires burst during takeoff from runway 36L at Amsterdam/Schiphol Airport (EHAM). The airplane returned to the airport and landed on runway 06. The damaged flap system caused a flap asymmetry and roll movement. The fuselage was damaged by the wheel and tire fragments. The 3 crew members were not injured.

The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the Dutch government. Any further information may be obtained from:

Dutch Safety Board
P.O. Box 95404
The Netherlands
tel. (+31) 70 333 7000
fax (+31) 70 333 7077

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by or obtained from the Dutch government

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