Flight diverted to Lou. for mechanical reasons; blows tires while landing

United flight diverted to Louisville after mechanical issue

LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- A diverted flight has landed at the Louisville International Airport. 

The flight is with United and originated out of Toronto. It was diverted for mechanical reasons, according to an airport spokesperson. 

When the flight landed it did blow all of its tires except for one. It was disabled on the west runway for some time. 

No one was injured. Seventy-seven were on board the flight, that includes the passengers and crew. 

That runway remains closed as officials work to get the plane moved, the spokesperson said. 

Passengers were transported to a terminal for rebooking. The plane had pre-cleared customs in Toronto. 

An FAA inspector is at the airport. 

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