An American Airlines plane bound for Phoenix narrowly avoided disaster when one of its tyres burst moments before takeoff from Tampa International Airport, Florida. The incident, captured on video, showed Flight 590 taxiing just before 8 am when the right-side tyre exploded, causing sparks and a trail of smoke. Despite the blowout, the plane continued moving before halting at the runway's end. Emergency vehicles responded quickly, and all 174 passengers and six crew members were safely evacuated. American Airlines spokesperson Alfredo Garduno confirmed the safe transfer of passengers to a replacement flight. The FAA is investigating, noting multiple blown tyres. The incident did not disrupt other flight operations at the airport. United Airlines’ Boeing Plane Loses Wheel While Taking Off From Los Angeles Airport With 174 Passengers, Lands Safely in Denver (Watch Video).

American Airlines Flight Narrowly Escapes Mishap as Tyre Bursts on Runway

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