Guest Posted September 8, 2019 Share Posted September 8, 2019 I image they mean "Wet Lease" but. No serious injuries after Sunwing landing gear malfunction News provided by Toronto City News – link to full story BY Toronto City News Staff, 8 September 2019 Passenger video from inside Sunwing flight 272 returning from Cancun shows passengers clinging on to seats as the plane rumbles down the runway following a malfunction while landing. No serious injuries but a lot of anxious moments after a Sunwing airliner suffered a malfunction while landing at Pearson Airport. Peel Regional Police say Sunwing flight 272, which was returning from Cancun, Mexico, suffered what appeared to be a blown tire around 3:15 p.m. Sunday afternoon. Video from inside the aircraft shows nervous passengers clinging to the back of the seats in front of them as the plane rumbles down the runway upon landing. VIEWER VIDEO: A Sunwing passenger captures terrifying moments on his flight back from Cancun- the tire on his plane apparently blew while landing at Toronto’s Pearson airport tonight. We are hearing plane windows are broken & ceilings are cracked- thankfully no injuries reported. pic.twitter.com/VBOaBL5E6r Tina Yazdani (@TinaYazdani) September 8, 2019 One passenger tells 680 NEWS at least one person was hit in the head by items that fell from the overhead compartment. There are also reports that the interior of the cabin may have been damaged. Police say fire and emergency personnel assisted passengers as they boarded buses to be taken to the terminal. In a statement to CityNews, Sunwing confirms the aircraft, which was operated by Swift Air, ruptured a tire upon landing. Further inspection revealed a hydraulic leak from the same landing gear. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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