Albany International Airport closed after flight lands with four flats

The Albany International Airport was closed to all traffic after an Air Canada flight experienced four deflated tires while landing.

According to a press release sent out by the Airport, the airline first declared an in-flight emergency after having difficulty with one of its two turboprop engines. The Airport then became closed to all traffic at 10:54 a.m.

There were seven passengers and two crew members on the flight.

There were no injuries in the incident, though all four flight tires were damaged. Airport traffic was still closed through the remainder of the early afternoon, and at the time of publication had not yet been returned.

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