Small plane with flat tire delays commercial flights at Blue Grass airport

Screenshot of Blue Grass flight status Sunday afternoon

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Blue Grass Airport said Sunday flights in and out were delayed because a small plane got a flat tire on the runway.

Spokesperson Amy Caudill said the airport has two runways, but only one is used for commercial flights.

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It just so happened, the small plane got the flat on the runway used for commercial flights, causing some flights to have to be diverted to other airports for landing.

Caudill said there wasn’t any injuries and the plane was towed off the runway in about an hour.