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US Airways jet blows tire, lands safely in Texas

SAN ANTONIO - SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Authorities say a US Airways passenger jet has landed safely at San Antonio International Airport after blowing a tire during takeoff.

The San Antonio Express-News reports that the plane was carrying 87 passenger and crew members when it landed Wednesday afternoon. There were no injuries reported.

It was not immediately clear where the flight originated.

Emergency personnel and equipment rushed to the aircraft after it came to a stop. The plane was then towed to a gate at the terminal.

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Information from: San Antonio Express-News, http://www.mysanantonio.com

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