PIAflyer From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2007, 150 posts, RR: 0 Posted (4 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 4205 times:
United 900 from SFO to FRA made an aborted takeoff today on its takeoff roll due to the left nose gear tire ripping off. The tire hit the fuselage and damaged one of the engines. Was a full flight only 7 seats left. Should be departing around 7:30 p.m, with a replacement aircraft.