Islamabad: At least 10 passengers were injured when the tyre of a plane burst during an emergency landing at Pakistan’s Lahore airport today. The Karachi-Lahore flight NL-142 of Shaheen Airlines, carrying 276 passengers, made an emergency landing in Lahore.
The injured were provided with immediate medical treatment. None of them was in critical condition, the sources said. The tyre of the aircraft burst due to a fault in the landing gear. The aircraft skidded off the runway after the tyre burst.
Fear and panic gripped the passengers, who were evacuated through an emergency gate.