Southwest flight with blown tire makes emergency landing at Orlando airport


A Southwest Airlines flight has landed safely at Orlando International Airport after it was diverted to the area Thursday afternoon with a landing gear issue.

The plane landed around 12:45 p.m.

The flight was traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Denver when it was diverted to Orlando, according to Southwest.

Southwest officials said the plane blew a tire when it was taking off in Fort Lauderdale.

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