Saturday, April 14, 2018

Southwest Airlines, Boeing 737-700: Incident occurred April 14, 2018 at Nashville International Airport (KBNA), Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A plane leaving Nashville International Airport is diverted today after an issue with it's tires is discovered.

Southwest Airlines flight 3156 bound for New Orleans returned to Nashville just after 1 p.m. after "indications of an issue with the landing gear tires upon takeoff," according to a Southwest Airlines spokesperson.

The plane landed safely and no injuries are reported to any of the 135 passengers.

Southwest Airlines released a statement:

Each component of the landing gear is designed with redundant, multiple tires, and our pilots are trained to deal with these types of landings.

The passengers were put on another plane.

Original article can be found here ➤

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