Chinese plane nearly takes off before passenger spotted its flat tyre
March 30, 2016 - Uncategorized
Chinese airliner, Capital Airlines, avoided a possible flight disaster on Monday, when an observant passenger spotted a flat tyre on one of its planes before takeoff.
The passenger who goes by the username “Rice Ice Cream” on Chinese social network, Weibo, was boarding Flight JD5158 at Kunming Airport when she noticed something amiss with one of the tyres on the plane. The domestic flight was bound for Hangzhou, China, reported People’s Daily.
According to Rice Ice Cream’s post, she was one of the last few to board the plane when she saw that the plane’s tyre was completely flat. Alarmed, she quickly notified one of the plane’s crew members. Read more…