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Published on : Friday, June 9, 2017
An Air India plane with passengers on board had a narrow escape as its three tyres burst one after another while landing at the Jammu airport here on Friday afternoon.
Saying that there were 134 passengers on board at that time, sources said that the Air India flight 821 had come here from Delhi. Around 12.45 pm, as the plane landed at the runway, one of its tyre got burst with a huge bang causing panic among the passengers.
However, pilot successfully managed to land the plane safely, but by that time two more tyres got burst one after another.
Senior airport officials along with rescue teams rushed to the runway to evacuate passengers, all of whom were reportedly safe.
All incoming and outgoing flights at Jammu airport have been suspended till further orders as a precautionary measure to check damage caused to the runway in the incident.
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