Plane Returns To LAX After Blowing Tire On Takeoff


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A Southwest Airlines flight bound for Nashville returned to Los Angeles International Airport after blowing a tire Monday evening on takeoff.

Flight 2634 with 147 people aboard returned to the airport shortly after takeoff and leaked a significant amount of hydraulic fluid on landing, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.

No one aboard the Boeing 737 was injured.

Passengers have been escorted from the disabled jet to the terminal and were assigned to other flights.