Singapore Airlines Number 2 & 3 A359XWB (9V-SMB and 9V-SMC)
Did 9V-SWP tires 'burst' as many news network reported? May not.

Breaking - Singapore Airline SQ16 (9V-SWP) had an high speed Reject Take Off on 5 May 2016

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Corrected for date and time

On 5 May 2016 about 1750 (GMT +9), due to an runway incursion by Korean Air (Airbus A332; Registration HL8276) operating flight KAL929  bound for Saint Petersburg, Singapore Airlines pilots had to make an RTO after their take off clearance was cancelled. 

Singapore Airlines Boeing B777-300ER (Registration number 9V-SWP) was cleared for take-off at runway 15R at Incheon and was accelerating on the runway when the Korean Air's Airbus A330-200 made an runway incursion at the endpoint of runway 15R from Tawiway G.

File photo of 9v-SWP. Photo by Christian Jilg at

The Incheon tower immediately cancelled the take-off and Singapore Airlines SQ16 pilots made the RTO at a speed recorded by flight radar to be at 135 knots. This is classified as a high speed RTO.

No injury was reported for both flight, but Singapore Airlines Boeing B77W's tires were damaged due to the high speed RTO.  The flight was delayed for 19 hours and left Incheon under flight SQ9016

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