UA448 Evacuation Following Burst Tire

Today United Airlines flight UA448 from Boston was evacuated on a taxiway at Denver International Airport after two of the tires blew upon landing at the airport.

Airport spokeswoman Emily Williams says Flight 448 from Boston landed safely before the problem was discovered Monday evening.

United released a statement saying the tires on the Boeing 737 flattened after landing, and the airline apologized to its customers for the inconvenience.
The plane stopped on the taxiway, and the 165 people on board were loaded onto buses.

No injuries were reported in the incident and an investigation into what caused the tires to blow is currently underway.

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