New Delhi: A video is making rounds of social media in which one of the burning tires of a plane fell on the ground. The incident, as per media reports, took place somewhere in Italy.
Un Boeing 747 Dreamlifter operat de Atlas Air (N718BA) care a decolat marți dimineață (11OCT22) din Taranto (IT) spre Charleston (SUA) a pierdut o roată a trenului principal de aterizare în timpul decolării.
— BoardingPass (@BoardingPassRO) October 11, 2022
In the video, one the tires of the plane can be seen leaving a tail of smoke in the air and eventually falling on the ground.
A Twitter user who posted the video of said, “A tire of Boeing 747-400 Dreamlifter caught fire and lost its wheel during take-off.” The tire jumps several times after hitting the ground.
However, it didn’t deter the plane from landing safely at the destination airport. The aircraft successfully landed in North Carolina in US, media reports say.