Friday, June 7, 2013

Plane makes emergency landing

GULFPORT, Miss. -- A United Airlines flight bound for Houston made an emergency landing Friday at the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport after a tire blew out as it took off from the airport. No injuries were reported to the 50 passengers and three crew members, said Clay Williams, airport executive director. The plane circled the airport several times before landing safely just before 2 p.m., officials said. (Sources: Sun Herald, 06/07/13)