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No injuries when plane blows tires before takeoff at O’Hare

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No injuries were reported when a plane blew its tires before takeoff Monday afternoon at O’Hare International Airport.

Flight 306, which was headed to Fort Myers, Florida, sustained blown tires before takeoff just before 2 p.m., according to a United Airlines spokeswoman. No injuries were reported.

The passengers are being flown to Fort Myers on a different aircraft that will depart O’Hare about 5 p.m., according to the spokeswoman.