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A US Airways plane en route to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Thursday evening blew a tire while trying to take off from the Philadelphia International Airport, and though the aircraft won’t be taking to the skies anytime soon, news of the accident has already circled the globe.
In a sign of the times, one Twitter user who goes by the handle "skip" immediately began tweeting out photos of the cantilevered jet. One picture was, of course, a selfie, which was preceded by the message "So my plane just crashed …"
The situation was developing, though ABC News reported via Twitter that only one passenger was in need of medical assistance following the crash.