According tomedia reports, January 3, air Canada plane just took off from the runway, the plane’s wheels suddenly fell off, fortunately finally the plane successfully landed, no one was injured. This is flight AC8684 from Montreal to Quebec. Video taken by passengers shows the moment the plane takes off, a tire suddenly starts to catch fire and then falls off.
This model generally has three landing gear a total of 6 tires, the falling tire is located on the inside of the left landing gear, if both fall off, the consequences are unimaginable.
At the time, the plane was carrying 49 passengers and three crew members. After the problem was discovered, the plane hovered in the air for about an hour to drain fuel before returning to Montreal to land safely. Emergency crews have been at the airport as a precaution.
“Our experienced pilots have full control of the aircraft,” an aviation spokesman said in an email. Our pilots are trained to respond to this situation and follow appropriate procedures. “
The passengers were then picked up by another plane, and the airline said it would inspect the aircraft and make the necessary repairs.