Passengers evacuated after plane blows tires on JFK runway

An American Airlines flight aborted takeoff Tuesday after blowing two tires to shreds on the tarmac of JFK.

Passengers were removed safely from the plane following the incident, according to photos posted by NBC 4.

The flight, American Airlines 2829, was bound for Phoenix, according to flight tracker FlightAware, and was originally scheduled to take off shortly after 12:45 p.m.