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Plane wheel crashes through roof in Saint-Laurent

Residents in Saint-Laurent got a scare when the wheel of a corporate jet came loose and crashed through the roof of a home in early Wednesday morning.

Falcon 10 jet aircraft later landed safely at Trudeau airport, TSB says

A Falcon 10 jet landed safely at Trudeau airport after one of its wheels fell in Ville St-Laurent.

Residents in Saint-Laurent got a scare when the wheel of a corporate jet came loose and crashed through the roof of a home there early Wednesday morning.

Borough mayor Alan DeSousa confirmed the wheel fell through the roof of a residential home. He said no one was injured, but added the airline company has some explaining to do. 

The plane wheel landed on a home in Saint-Laurent, but didn't go all the way through the roof. (Submitted)
Transportation Safety Board spokesperson John Cottreau said the plane was a Falcon 10, a small corporate jet aircraft operated by Club Jet. 

The plane landed at about 2 a.m. at Trudeau airport with a wheel missing, Cottreau said. 

No one was injured, but the plane wheel damaged the building. (Submitted)
A spokesperson for Trudeau airport said the plane had difficulty landing, though no one was injured. Two passengers were on board. 

Cottreau said the TSB will be investigating.

"We are going to have a look at the wheel and the aircraft," he said.

A representative from Club Jet said the company is looking into the matter.

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