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.”
#WATCH: SpiceJet Dubai-Jaipur SG 58 flight with 189 passengers onboard made an emergency landing at Jaipur airport at 9:03 am today after one of the tires of the aircraft burst. Passengers safely evacuated. #Rajasthan pic.twitter.com/f7rjEAQt7M
— ANI (@ANI) June 12, 2019
The aircraft is being examined, the report added.