15 Hurt During JetBlue Landing In Sacramento

15 Hurt During JetBlue Landing In Sacramento

2 Tires Blew Out On Airbus A320 At Sacramento International Airport

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Fifteen minor injuries were reported after a JetBlue plane made a hard landing Thursday at Sacramento International Airport, an official said.

Two tires blew out when the Airbus A320, named Liberty Blue, landed shortly before 1 p.m., an airport representative said.

A fire broke out on one wheel but was quickly extinguished, witnesses said.

Flight 262 took off from Long Beach before landing as scheduled in Sacramento. There were 86 passengers on board and five crew members.

Sacramento Fire officials said five people were taken to local hospitals.

One patient was taken to UC Davis Medical Center, while two others were transported to Sutter Medical Center. All suffered minor injuries. A fourth person was taken to Kaiser Foundation Hospital on Morse Avenue. That person, who also suffered minor injuries, was treated and released.

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