By Simon Hradecky

A Uni Air Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration B-17010 performing flight B7-9091 from Taipei Songshan (Taiwan) to Nangan (China) with 74 people on board, departed Songshan’s runway 10 when both right main tyres were damaged.

The crew stopped the climb at FL100, burned off fuel, performed a low approach to Songshan’s runway 10 about 80 minutes after departure and landed safely back on runway 10 about 100 minutes after departure.