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Jet2 flight from Manchester to Tenerife 'bursts wheels on landing'

From The Independent

badday_617By Will Worley

A Jet2 flight from Manchester to Tenerife has burst its wheels on landing.

The airline confirmed the news to The Independent. No injuries have been reported.

Spanish Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido announced the news on his Twitter account.

Aviation website Flight Radar 24 showed some other flights to Tenerife Airport arrival were delayed or diverted.

Photos posted to social media purportedly showed the damage. The images have not yet been verified by The Independent.

Passengers said there were delays in the airport caused by the flight.

A Jet2 spokesperson said: “We can confirm that Flight LS917 from Manchester to Tenerife experienced tyre damage upon landing at Tenerife South Airport on Tuesday 27th June.

"All customers disembarked via the steps as normal and have been transferred to the terminal.

"We apologise to all customers affected today. The safety and comfort of our customers and crew is our number one priority at all times.”

There was no further information on how the damage came about.

 

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Comments (1)

  1. Mark

One runway only and a bunch of pissed off passengers in the terminal. To move the aircraft would require 4 tires and 4 brakes, plus a rhino jack. I'm sure those weren't just "laying" around. Did anyone explain the simple facts to these people??

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