Flybe plane forced into emergency landing after tyre bursts

Luckily no one was hurt during the incident and the plane landed safely

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Credits: @Sethb45 / Twitter

A Flybe passenger filmed the moment a plane was forced to make an "emergency landing" in the UK after a tyre blew out during take off in Germany.

Flight BE7212 was surrounded by fire engines when it touched down today "without incident" shortly after 11am.

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Emergency services were placed on alert after one of the plane's tyres exploded when it set off from Dusseldorf.

In total, 42 passengers were on board the aircraft alongside Flybe crew, the Manchester Evening News reports.

Passengers applauded the pilot on social media after the landing as footage showed the deflated wheel as it came into contact with the runway.

Credits: @Sethb45 / Twitter

But landed safely at Manchester Airport

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Seth Bennett, who was on the flight, tweeted: "An emergency landing of sorts at Manchester Airport - one of the tyres blew out on take off - very impressive landing from pilot – at Manchester Airport."

A Flybe spokesman said: "Flybe can confirm that the above flight landed safely without incident at Manchester Airport this morning having received an indication that one of the tyres located in one of the main landing gear units was deflated.

"On arriving on stand, all 42 passengers disembarked without further incident with no adverse reaction.

"As a precautionary measure, the airport had put its emergency vehicles on standby."

Credits: @Sethb45 / Twitter

The deflated tyre comes into contact with the runway at Manchester Airport

Credits: PA

Flybe said 42 passengers were on board the plane (file image)

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