SpiceJet flight from UAE makes emergency landing in India

 khaleejtimes.com  06/12/2019 09:20:48  5  ANI/Jaipur

SpiceJet flight from UAE makes emergency landing in India


Filed on June 12, 2019 | Last updated on June 12, 2019 at 12.21 pm

A SpiceJet flight returning from Dubai made a safe landing in Jaipur on Wednesday even after one of the tyres of the aircraft burst.

The landing took place at 9:03am. All 189 passengers and the crew members are safe. "While aircraft was descending at Jaipur, pilots were informed by Jaipur ATC of suspected tyre burst at Dubai. The crew followed their procedures and landed safely at Jaipur," a SpiceJet spokesperson said.

#WATCH: SpiceJet Dubai-Jaipur SG 58 flight with 189 passengers onboard made an emergency landing at Jaipur airport at 9:03 am today after one of the tires of the aircraft burst. Passengers safely evacuated. #Rajasthan pic.twitter.com/f7rjEAQt7M

- ANI (@ANI) June 12, 2019

"Passengers were deplaned normally. The flight was uneventful," the spokesperson added, clarifying that no "emergency landing was carried out at Jaipur."

A team of engineers is examining the aircraft.

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