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Delta plane makes emergency landing on blown tires

By The CNN Wire Staff
  • A Delta plane is forced to land with blown tires, Friday
  • The plane landed at an airport in Atlanta safely
  • Two blown tires were changed, FAA spokeswoman said

(CNN) -- A Delta aircraft was forced to land on blown tires Friday after taking off from a Denver airport.

Delta flight 1716 landed safely at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport around 3 p.m.

Emergency vehicles followed the plane as it came down the runway.

The airport closed the runway while two blown tires were changed, according to a Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman.

It will either taxi or be towed to the gate, she said.