Airplane blows two tires after hard landing, causes major delays at Reagan National Airport

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ARLINGTON, Va. (WEHT) – Sources tell Eyewitness News that there have been major disruptions to the Washington DC air traffic following an incident at Reagan National Airport.  American Airlines say a flight had a “mechanical issue upon landing”, causing two tires to be blown.

Officials are saying that the disabled aircraft has left two main runways closed at DCA. Videos posted on social media show 69 people on board being escorted out of the plane and taken by bus terminal. No injuries have been reported.

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