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)