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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The airline is backed by debt-ridden Chinese conglomerate HNA. Photo: Winson Wong

Macau lender Luso International Banking sues troubled Hong Kong Airlines over alleged failure to repay US$20 million loan

  • High Court legal action comes amid concerns over financial robustness of the city’s third biggest carrier
  • Lawyers for bank say airline only partially paid amount due – after deadline – in breach of its contractual obligations
Topic |   Hong Kong Airlines

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The airline is backed by debt-ridden Chinese conglomerate HNA. Photo: Winson Wong
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