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Tire blows out on flight landing at Logan Airport

A tire blew out on a plane arriving at Logan International Airport Monday afternoon but the aircraft landed without incident, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

A tire on the jet’s left main gear assembly blew out before United Airlines Flight 1258 from Chicago landed on Runway 33 Left around 1 p.m., the FAA said in a statement e-mailed to the Globe.

No one on the flight was injured during the landing, the agency said.

“It landed without incident just after one o’clock this afternoon,” said Jennifer Mehigan, a spokeswoman for the Massachusetts Port Authority.

Passengers were able to safely exit the aircraft, a Boeing 738, on the runway, where a bus picked them up and took them to the terminal, the administration said.


“Flight 1258, traveling from Chicago to Boston, landed safely following a mechanical issue,” United Airlines said in a statement e-mailed to the Globe. “Customers deplaned via stairs and were transported to the terminal.”

The incident is under investigation by the FAA.

Alyssa Meyers can be reached at alyssa.meyers@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @ameyers_.