The 767-300 plane had just landed at around 6 a.m. at John F. Kennedy International Airport when the smoke condition was reported.
Delta Flight 472 was traveling from Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Port Authority firefighters responded and started to spray water onto the landing gear under the right wing.
Thurs., 9/20/18, 5:30 a.m., JFK Airport; #PAPD ARFF responded to a Delta 767 hydraulic failure causing overheated brakes. PAPD handled the condition. Aircraft arrived from Brazil. No injuries reported. #PAPDPROTECTSNYNJ #ARFF #PAPDARFF #jfkairport pic.twitter.com/Ag1AX5NcjF— Port Authority PBA (@PAPD911) September 20, 2018
No one was hurt. The plane continued on to the gate.
Delta released a statement saying, "Delta flight 472 operating from Sao Paulo to New York (JFK) landed safely, and was towed to the gate due to a potential mechanical issue. Customers deplaned normally. The safety of Delta's customers and employees is always our top priority."
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