facebook
twitter
search
search

UAL plane's tires blow out; no injuries

Jan. 21, 2013 at 11:03 AM

NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 21 (UPI) -- A United Airlines plane blew several tires while landing at the Newark Liberty Airport in New Jersey, causing it to veer off the runway, officials said.

None of the 13 people aboard the plane was injured.

Investigators were trying to determine what caused the tires to blow on United Express Flight 4480 from Rochester, N.Y., about 8:24 p.m. Sunday The (Newark) Star-Ledger reported.

The plane swerved off the runway before coming to a halt, said Ron Marsico, a spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
North Korea blasts arrival of U.S. submarine in South Korean port
U.S. lottery lowers portion of cash allocated to jackpot prize
South Korea rescues 5 North Korean sailors
F-16, Cessna planes collide midair in South Carolina, killing two
Colorado court to hear baker's appeal over gay wedding cake