[UPDATED] A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800 was forced to abort takeoff at Shanghai Pudong Airport after two tires burst as the aircraft was accelerating from runway 35R around 1:30 a.m. local time Oct. 21. The flight, MH387, had been bound for Kuala Lumpur. None of the 138 passengers and six crew was injured. The aircraft, 9M-MXM, was able to decelerate and vacate the runway. Emergency services were activated, and the gear was doused with foam as a precautionary measure. The runway ...

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