Video: SpiceJet flight from Dubai lands safely in Indian airport after burst tyre

Flight SG-58, a Boeing 737 jet, had 189 passengers onboard

A flight operated by Indian carrier SpiceJet from Dubai managed to land safely in the city of Jaipur after one of its tyres burst.

Flight SG-58, a Boeing 737 jet which was carrying 189 passengers, landed safely at around 9am in the morning, news agency ANI reported.

“While the aircraft was descending at Jaipur, pilots were informed by Jaipur ATC of suspected tyre burst in Dubai. The crew followed their procedures and landed safely in Jaipur,” a SpiceJet spokesperson was quoted as saying.

“Passenger were deplaned normally. The flight was uneventful,” the spokesperson added, while dismissing reports that no “emergency landing was carried out at Jaipur.”

The aircraft is being examined, the report added.