AI plane’s tyre bursts while landing in Srinagar, all safe
Srinagar: Over 170 people onboard an Air India plane had a narrow escape when its tyre burst during landing at the airport here on monday.
A tyre of flight AI-821 from Jammu burst when the plane made a landing at Srinagar International Airport this afternoon, officials said.
They said the aircraft was carrying 167 passengers and crew all of whom were safe.
The runway suffered some damage and the plane has got stuck in the middle resulting in the temporary halting of the flight operations, the officials said.
The flights to and from Srinagar would resume after the runway is cleared, they said.