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[VIDEO] Plane evacuated at Philadelphia airport after mechanical failure

Plane evacuated at Philadelphia airport after mechanical failure

Passengers were evacuated on the runway at Philadelphia International Airport after a plane was forced to abort takeoff due to a mechanical failure on Thursday.

Pilots of the U.S. Airways plane aborted the takeoff after landing gear collapsed, airport officials said. All 149 passengers were safely evacuated.

Photo: Passengers of U.S. Airways flight 1702 were evacuated through traditional and emergency exits on the runway at Philadelphia International Airport. (Facebook/Dennis Fee)

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