Sunwing flight suffers blown tire while landing at Toronto Pearson Airport

Sep 9 2019, 6:06 am

No injuries were reported after a Sunwing flight landing in Toronto suffered a blown tire on Sunday afternoon.

According to Peel Regional Police, the call about the flight came in at 3:15 pm, and that flight WG272 blew a tire while landing.

Fire and emergency crews were at the scene upon arrival for the flight, which had departed from Cancun, Mexico.

In a statement, Sunwing confirmed that the flight, which was operated by Swift Air, ruptured a tire.

The airline also said that when the airport team inspected the plane, it was noted that there was a “hydraulic leak” from the same landing gear.

“All crew and passengers safely disembarked the plane,” said the airline.

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