Tire on plane at O’Hare Airport catches fire; pilot abandons takeoff

Posted at 4:05 PM, Oct 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-28 16:40:16-04

CHICAGO - A plane about to take off from Chicago's O'Hare Airport caught fire Friday afternoon.

American Airlines flight 383 from Chicago to Miami apparently blew a tire as the pilot was preparing for takeoff.  The tire caught fire and the pilot abandoned take off.

All passengers have made it out safely through the emergency inflatable slides.  No injuries are reported.