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Plane lands safely despite blown tire

October 26, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
A JetBlue flight from Portland blew a tire on take-off but landed safely in Long Beach Monday afternoon.JetBlue Flight 1493 runs from Portland, Oregon, to Long Beach.

The deflated tire was the inside right tire of the main landing gear under the right wing.

The plane landed safely at approximately 4:30 p.m. There were no injuries reported.

The plane was being examined on the tarmac.


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