US Airways flight crashes on tarmac after tire blowout

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – Flying can be a little tense. From trying to make it to the airport on time, shoving your over-sized bag in the overhead bin, to having to sit so close to complete strangers. For people on board a US Airways flight heading from Philadelphia to Florida, they’re tension turned into terror.

Flight 1702 blew a tire during take off, collapsing on the tarmac. It sat there, nose down. Luckily all 149 passengers and five crew members were able to get off the plane. A few requested medical attention, but nothing serious.

Another plane eventually took the passengers to the sunshine state.

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