U.S. Airways flight evacuated after mechanical failure during takeoff

By Arturo Garcia
Thursday, March 13, 2014 19:39 EDT
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US Airways flight evacuated after landing gear collapses [PZ News Feed]
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Passengers on a U.S. Airways flight out of Philadelphia were evacuated Thursday afternoon after part of the landing gear collapsed, WCAU-TV reported.

Flight 1702 was reportedly bound for Florida from Philadelphia International Airport at the time of the incident around 6:30 p.m. local time. No injuries were reported. PZ News Feed posted this image of the plane:

Philly.com reported that air traffic was stopped while emergency crews removed the plane from the runway.

[Image via PZ News Feed on Twitter]

Arturo Garcia
Arturo Garcia
Arturo R. García is the managing editor at Racialicious.com. He is based in San Diego, California and has written for both print and broadcast media, including contributions to GlobalComment.com, The Root and Comment Is Free. Follow him on Twitter at @ABoyNamedArt
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