An Air Berlin flight from Düsseldorf, Germany, to Kos in Greece, was forced to make an emergency landing in Munich on Monday after pieces of a tyre broke off and punctured a hole in one of its wings.

Air Berlin plane forced to make emergency landing.
Air Berlin plane forced to make emergency landing.

A similar incident caused an Air France Concorde plane to crash in July 2000, although fortunately, in Monday's incident, no damage was caused to the fuel tanks or hydraulics systems. A spokesperson from Air Berlin said, "There was no damage to the plane's systems and no danger for passengers." Read more: thelocal.de

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