Closed-circuit television footage shows the tyre and an unidentified piece of the wheel separating from the tug, and pressurised air shooting out. Photo: Handout

Dramatic footage emerges of tyre explosion on aircraft tug at Hong Kong airport as plane prepares for flight to Seoul

  • Tyre shoots off aircraft tractor at high speed and lands about 10 metres away as workers stand within striking distance
Topic |   Hong Kong International Airport

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Closed-circuit television footage shows the tyre and an unidentified piece of the wheel separating from the tug, and pressurised air shooting out. Photo: Handout
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Danny Lee

Danny Lee

Danny joined the Post in 2013 as an intern before becoming a reporter on the City desk. He is an expert on aviation.