Narrow escape for Air India flight


Srinagar: 149 passengers on board an Air India aircraft has narrow escape when a tyre of their plane burst on landing at the Srinagar airport. Air India confirmed the incident through its official Twitter account and said that a relief aircraft was being sent to the Srinagar airport. The tyre of the flight AI-821, from Jammu, burst when the plane made a landing.

Airport officials said that the runway suffered some damage and the plane has been stuck in the middle resulting in the temporary halting of the flight operations at the airport.

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So far, eight flights have been affected. among them fights have been diverted. Srinagar-bound flights from Delhi have been postponed, two outgoing fights from Srinagar have been postponed as well.