Falcon 900 jet tyres burst as it lands at Biggin Hill Airport
FIVE people and a dog managed to get off their plane safely after its tyres burst as it landed at Biggin Hill Airport on Saturday (October 13).
The Falcon 900 jet was landing on the runway in Biggin Hill when two of the tyres burst and the undercarriage collapsed at around 7.18pm.
Biggin Hill Airport’s fire and rescue team got to the plane less than two minutes later and dealt with the incident.
Bromley police and firefighters from Biggin Hill were called as a backup.
The three members of crew, two passengers and their dog exited the German registered plane in the normal way and were taken to the passenger terminal.
They did not sustain any injuries in the incident.
The plane, which had come from Biarritz, was then towed off the runway.