Wheel falls off Boeing passenger plane shortly after takeoff from Los Angeles airport

Wheel falls off Boeing passenger plane shortly after takeoff from Los Angeles airport

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A United Airlines Boeing 757–200 jet lost one of its main landing-gear wheels shortly after taking off from Los Angeles International Airport.
There are four wheels each on the plane’s two landing gears and another two on the nose gear.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the plane landed safely at Denver International Airport at around 10:10 a.m. local time on Monday.

An Allegiant Airlines pilot waiting to take off witnessed the incident and informed air traffic control.
“A tire came off that B757 that took off. We saw it rollin …

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