At Hyderabad airport, panic over tyre burst of Indigo plane

The flight was landing at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport.

By: | Updated: 29 Mar 2018 11:30 AM
Aircraft suffers tyre burst

IMAGE: ANI

Hyderabad: Over 70 passengers on board an Indigo aircraft had a narrow escape while one of its tyres burst while landing at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport on Wednesday night.

"The 72 passengers plus 1 infant and 4 crew are safe. All passengers of flight 6E 7117 have disembarked and taken with luggage to arrival hall," said a statement by IndiGo.

As the tyre burst led to sparks, alert personnel of fire fighting team rushed to the aircraft. The incident, which occurred around 10.30 p.m., caused panic among passengers.

In the video clippings shared on social media sites some passengers were seen panicking.

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First Published: 29 Mar 2018 11:21 AM
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