Southwest Airlines Jetliner Blows Tire, Lands Safely At LAX

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A Southwest Airlines jetliner landed safely at Los Angeles International Airport Friday after blowing a tire.

Flight 1641 was brought to a stop on a taxiway at LAX around 8:45 a.m.

The passengers were escorted off the aircraft on a portable stairway to be transported to a terminal by a bus.

No injuries were reported.

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