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Plane loses wheel landing in Vienna, no one hurt

/ 08:33 AM November 06, 2012

VIENNA – A passenger aircraft with 80 people on board has landed safely despite losing a wheel after touching down in Vienna.

Austrian Airlines officials said the Bombardier aircraft lost one of two right-side wheels while landing Monday afternoon. They said none of the 76 passengers or four crew members were hurt or in danger during landing.

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The Vienna-bound flight originated from Florence, Italy. Other scheduled landings were delayed until the aircraft was removed from the runway.

The plane was being inspected for clues as to what caused the mishap.

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