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LGW Plane’s Tire Bursts on Landing in Saarbruecken

Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter (LGW) flight AB-6478 blew a main tire upon landing in Saarbruecken, Germany, on August 29th.

The incident happened when the plane was coming from Berlin, Germany.

The plane safely taxied to the apron. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

ExpressJet Flight Rejects Takeoff From Atlanta

ExpressJet flight EV-5508 had to reject takeoff from Atlanta, Georgia, on August 9th.

The Canadair CRJ-900 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Tulsa, Oklahoma, when the crew reported a blown tire and rejected takeoff.

The plane was disabled on the runway and had to be towed off.

Everyone aboard remained safe.

Egypt Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairo

Egypt Air flight MS-757 had to return for an emergency landing in Cairo, Egypt, on June 26th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Amsterdam, Netherlands, but blew the right-hand nose tire during departure.

The crew subsequently turned back and landed safely. All ninety-five passengers aboard remained unharmed.

Air Dolomiti Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Munich

Air Dolomiti flight EN-8219 made an emergency landing in Munich, Germany, on June 4th.

The plane flying from Bari, Italy, was descending toward Munich when the crew noticed a hydraulic failure and advised that they might blow tires upon landing.

The plane subsequently landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Orlando

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1224 had to return and make an emergency landing in Orlando, Florida, on May 24th.

The Boeing 737-700 plane took off for Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but had to turn back after the crew suspected a tire had blown during departure.

The plane landed back safely. All 149 people aboard remained unharmed.

Trans States Airlines Plane Rejects Take Off From Fargo

Trans States Airlines flight UA-4629 had to reject take off from Fargo, North Dakota, on January 9th.

The Embraer ERJ-145 plane was accelerating to take off for Denver, Colorado, when two right hand tires blew, forcing the crew to reject take off.

The plane safely returned to the apron. Everyone aboard remained safe.

Norwegian Air Shuttle Plane Returns to Norway

Norwegian AirNorwegian Air Shuttle flight DY-136 had to return and make an emergency landing in Stavanger, Norway, on November 12th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane that took off for Las Palmas, Spain, blew a tire during take off, prompting the crew to turn back.

The plane landed uneventfully. There were 185 people aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

GoJet Plane Blows Tire on Landing in Austin

GoJetGoJet flight UA-4540 blew a tire while landing in Austin, Texas, on October 12th.

The plane was coming from Denver, Colorado, when one of the main tires burst during landing.

Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

The incident resulted in minor damage to engine and flaps.

American Airlines Plane Returns to Miami

american airlinesAmerican Airlines flight AA-88 had to return and make an emergency landing in Miami, Florida, on August 13th.

The plane had just departed for LaGuardia Airport, New York, when the crew suspected that one of the tires had blown during departure and decided to return.

The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe.

Daallo Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing after Explosion Blew Hole in the Fuselage

DaalloDaallo Airlines flight D3159 had to return and make an emergency landing in Mogadishu, Somalia, on February 2nd.

The Airbus A321 plane took off for Djibouti, but had to return shortly afterwards after an explosion sparked fire and blew a hole in the fuselage.

The plane landed back uneventfully. There were 74 passengers and crew members aboard at the time; two of them sustained minor injuries.

The incident is under investigation.

Morgan Freeman’s Jet Crash-Lands at Tunica Airport

Morgan Freeman’s private jet crash-landed at Tunica Airport in Mississippi, on December 5.

Authorities said the plane, carrying the 78-year-old actor, ended up in a dirt field after landing.

According to Morgan, “I was on my plane on the way to Texas to shoot a segment for The Story of God. Sometimes things don’t go as planned and a tire blew on take-off which caused other problems. But thanks to my excellent pilot Jimmy Hobson, we landed safely without a scratch. I cannot say the same about my plane. I appreciate the concern and prayers for our safety.”

The plane was flying from Clarksdale, Mississippi.

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