A SpiceJet flight with 189 passengers on board landed safely in Jaipur after one of its tyres burst, reported news agency ANI. The flight from Dubai made the landing at 9.03 am. In a video, the aircraft can be seen struggling while trying to make a safe landing in Jaipur.
“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 was quoted as saying by ANI.
“Passenger deplaned normally. The flight was uneventful,” the spokesperson added, clarifying that no “emergency landing was carried out at Jaipur.”
#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
A team of engineers is examining the aircraft.
In June last year, SpiceJet faced a similar situation when its aircraft suffered a tyre burst while taxiing for take-off at Ahmedabad airport. All 188 passengers aboard the flight were safe.