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Emergency landing for Alitalia aircraft
Rome, Italy - After left gear wheel tyre's burst during take-off
An Alitalia McDonnel Douglas MD-80 was forced on Saturday to an emergency landing at Rome-Fiumicino airport from where it took off shortly before, after the burst of its left gear wheel tyre. The 126 passengers of flight AZ-1263 were rearranged on a backup airplane and managed to safely resume their journey to Naples with a delay of about three hours. Some witnesses reported that the tyre's burst...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency