The United Boeing 777-200ER plane after emergency landing at LAX.

NBC Bay Area

A United Airlines flight lost a tire after takeoff from San Francisco International Airport on Thursday, the airline said.

United Flight 35 later landed safely in Los Angeles, the airline said.

The plane, a Boeing 777-200, has six tires on each of its two main landing gear struts, according to the airline. It is designed to land with missing or damage tires.

The tire from a United Airlines plane lands in long term parking at San Francisco International Airport on March 7, 2024.

NBC Bay Area

The plane was carrying a total of 249 people – 235 customers, 10 flight attendants and 4 pilots, according to the airline.


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