A lot of Twitter users were understandably alarmed:

It seems odd that no MSM outlet picked up on the story. (Buzzfeed doesn’t count. They often make stuff up.)

According to two Twitter users, the plane was apparently able to land without any problem:

This whole “story” smells pretty fishy.

  • Roto

    Airbus uses french air brakes….

    • Guest

      like their tanks, which have six gears in reverse in case the enemy is in front of them.

  • http://www.theconservativevoices.com/ dmacleo

    bad sensor (transducer) or wiring to it could indicate a brake fail on eicas so they have to treat it as if it were.