Jet aircraft’s tyre deflates, passengers safe

Jet Airways AT72 at Bhopal on May 28th 2009, flat tyre on landing

Jet Airways AT72 at Bhopal on May 28th 2009, flat tyre on landing

The left nose wheel tyre of a Bhopal-bound Mumbai flight of the Jet Airways deflated after the aircraft landed at Bhopal airport on Thursday morning.

“The nose wheel tyre of flight number 9W 2501 deflated after the flight landed safely,” a Jet Airways spokesperson said.

The incident took place after the flight landed at the Bhopal airport around 0754 hours, the spokesperson said, adding all the passengers onboard are safe.

However, the number of passengers was not immediately known.

The spokesperson further said that the incident will cause a slight delay in the return flight as the deflated tyre will have to be replaced.

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~ by anand213 on May 30, 2009.

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