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Friday, March 14, 2014

Nose Gear Tire Blows, Takeoff Aborted At Philadelphia International Airport - 03.13.2014

PHILADELPHIA (CBS News) - A US Airways plane blew a tire as it was taking off from Philadelphia International Airport on Thursday evening and the nose gear collapsed as the plane made an emergency landing, the airline said.

The 149 passengers and five crew members aboard Flight 1702 were evacuated via emergency chutes, an airline spokeswoman and the Federal Aviation Administration said. 

Two minor injuries were reported but no one was seriously hurt. . .
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