A United Airlines flight experienced tire problems upon landing at Newark Liberty International Airport.
United Airlines flight 961 had a hard landing on Sunday.
The plane arrived from Frankfurt, Germany, at the Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey when it experienced "tire problems," United said in a statement.
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The Boeing 777-222 aircraft had left the International Airport of Frankfurt towards Newark at 11:05 a.m. Central European time, according to FlightAware, a flight tracking service, and had to arrive on time at 2 p.m. m. ITS T.
However, the smooth flight ended on the runway when the plane landed and several tires exploded.
"It was crazy, I almost flew out of my seat," said Briana Oakland of Long Island to News 12.
Another pbadenger said he felt as if the plane had hit two big bumps after landing.
Although the pbadengers were shaken, no one was injured.
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A spokesman for the airline said in a statement: "The plane landed safely and customers were left at the terminal."
The incident also forced the closure of one of the Newark airstrips for several hours, reports News 12, triggering a series of delays on other flights.