SME Times News Bureau | 12 Jun, 2019
Timely co-ordination by pilots and the air traffic control (ATC) helped
avert a major tragedy at the Jaipur airport on Wednesday, when a
SpiceJet aircraft made a safe landing after one of its tyres burst while
taking off from Dubai.
"As the aircraft descended at Jaipur, the
ATC informed the pilots of the suspected tyre burst. The crew duly
followed all the procedures and landed safely at Jaipur. All 189
passengers and cabin crew were deplaned normally," said a SpiceJet
The Dubai-Jaipur bound Boeing 737-800 #SG58 landed
at 9.03 a.m. "The flight was uneventful and no emergency landing was
carried out at Jaipur," the spokesperson clarified.
Airport officials added that the event did delay a few flights by 10-15 minutes.