Saturday, March 14, 2015

de Havilland Canada DHC-8-402Q Dash 8, N191WQ: Incident occurred March 14, 2015 at Denver International Airport (KDEN), Colorado



DENVER - A plane was forced to turn around shortly after take off at Denver International Airport Saturday morning.

At 10:55 a.m., United Flight 4870 heading to Kansas City landed safely after it was discovered a tire had blown.

The runway was closed as crews cleaned up debris from the tire.

Firefighter responded to the scene but no passengers were injured during the incident.

Other air traffic was not affected.

Passenger Danny Dodge captured the emergency landing on video and posted it to his Facebook page.

Story, video and photo:  http://www.9news.com

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