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Jet makes emergency landing at JFK Airport

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A Delta Connection flight from Boston to Kansas City made an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy Airport Monday night.

Sources told Fox 5 reporter Lisa Evers that the plane had two blown tires on the right side and landed at JFK at about 8:45 p.m.

The crew of Flight 3285 reported that a tire blew upon takeoff, so the plane diverted to New York, according to Pinnacle Airlines, which operates the flight for Delta.

The flight landed safely and no one was hurt, said Joe Williams, the spokesman.

"Our crew responded admirably and used their training to ensure the safety of the passengers," Williams said.

After the plane landed, an inspection showed that both tires blew on the right main landing gear, he said.

The plane had 73 passengers and four crew members. Williams said the passengers were bused to the terminal to be placed on other flights.

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