Air India flight suffers tyre burst at Delhi airport

The flight had 130 passengers on board, besides crew members.

Published: 07th August 2017 12:56 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th August 2017 12:57 AM   |  A+A-

An Air India aircraft (File | Reuters)


NEW DELHI: An Air India flight from Varanasi suffered a tyre burst after landing at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here today.     

All passengers deplaned safely, an Air India spokesperson said.     

The flight had 130 passengers on board, besides crew members, he added.     

"One of the tyres of the Airbus A321 aircraft, operating Varanasi-New Delhi flight, deflated when it landed at the IGI Airport here," the spokesperson said.     

The flight landed at 5 pm, he added.

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