United Airlines plane blows tire on takeoff, keeps going

United Airlines Flight 1551 in Portland International Airport in Oregon  late on Februayr 25, 2018 after arriving from Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, where it blew a tire while taking off, United says


A United Airlines plane blew a tire when taking off from Newark Liberty International Airport but continued its flight to Portland International Airport in Oregon, where it landed safely, the carrier says.

Passengers from Flight 1551 deplaned normally, United adds. 


United Airlines Flight 1551 on runway in Portland, Oregon after landing safely late on February 25, 2018 despite blowing tire while taking off from Newark, N.J.


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