SpiceJet flight suffers tyre burst at Chennai airport, all passengers safe

An Ethiopian Airlines cargo aircraft made an emergency landing at Chennai International Airport at 2:44 PM due to low fuel.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: February 8, 2018 4:08:32 pm
SpiceJet flight suffers tyre burst at Chennai airport, all passengers safe All the passengers are safe.

The runway at Chennai International Airport will be closed till 6 pm after the tyre of a Delhi-bound SpiceJet flight  burst while taking off on Thursday. All the passengers are safe.

In an official statement, the SpiceJet said, “SpiceJet Chennai-Delhi flight suffered a suspected tyre burst at the time of take off. The crew decided to turn back and landed safety at Chennai. Passengers were deplaned safely in a normal manner and taken to the terminal building.”

Meanwhile, an Ethiopian Airlines cargo aircraft made an emergency landing at Chennai International Airport at 2:44 PM due to low fuel.

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