Queens: John F. Kennedy Airport ARFF staging for a inbound Emerites A380 with brake failure with 305 passengers on board. 5 minute ETA NY02—
New York City Alerts (@NYCityAlerts) February 08, 2013
A lot of Twitter users were understandably alarmed:
According to two Twitter users, the plane was apparently able to land without any problem:
From the best I can tell, EK201 landed at JFK without incident. Still trying to dig up more info on (false) brake failure.—
Jacob Wycoff (@4cast4you) February 08, 2013
This whole “story” smells pretty fishy.