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A QantasLink flight was forced to make a priority landing when they found their rear tyre had burst mid-air.

QF2919 from Christmas Creek in the Pilbara region of Western Australia landed safely at Perth Airport yesterday afternoon, according to a report on

No one on-board was injured and a Qantas spokesperson emphasised that the plane did not make an emergency landing.

The flight, operated by Qantas’ regional subsidiary, left Fortescue Metals’ iron ore mine at 11.11am.

It landed at Perth Airport at 1.57pm, after being slated for an initial 12.55pm arrival.

A spokesperson for Perth Airport said the F100 plane went into assessment and maintenance upon its landing.

“The pilots followed standard procedure and the plane landed normally,” a Qantas spokesperson said.

“The aircraft will be inspected by engineers before returning to service.”