Sept 19 A Southwest Airlines flight
traveling to Nashville on Monday was forced to return to Los
Angeles after a tire blew on the aircraft's landing gear during
takeoff, the airline said.
Flight 2634 returned to Los Angeles International Airport
shortly after taking off because of a mechanical issue with its
landing gear, the airline said in a statement.
All 142 passengers on the flight got off the plane safely
and were placed on another aircraft that was expected to land in
Nashville four hours behind schedule, Southwest Airlines said.
(Reporting by Brendan O'Brien in Milwaukee; Editing by Paul