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Finnair plane lands with broken tyre at Helsinki Airport

07 Apr 2019, 17:44 ( 3 Months ago) | updated: 08 Apr 2019, 01:44 ( 3 Months ago)

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Image provided by Finnair of Airbus A320.

The Safety Investigation Authority has begun investigations into a Finnair operated Airbus A319 passenger airplane landed at Helsinki Airport with a faulty tyre, reported national broadcaster Yle.

The head of communications at Finnair Sakari Lauriala confirmed to news agency STT about the incident which happened on Saturday morning.

The airplane was carrying 86 people including the crew. None was injured during the landing.

According to Lauriala, the outer left tyre was the damaged, however, the head of communication was unable to say how it became faulty.

Lauriala said the tyre supposedly got broken in Vaasa.