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Miraculous escape for IA passengers

The tyres of the Delhi to Patna flight No 809 burst due to "heavy landing" on the runway, the airport director said.

india Updated: Jan 18, 2006 17:37 IST

All passengers and the crew members onboard an Indian Airlines Boeing from New Delhi to Patna had a miraculous escapeon Wednesdayas both the front wheels of the plane burst.

Director of Jaya Prakash Narayan International Airport Atul Dixit told a news agency the tyres of the IA flight no 809 burst due to "heavy landing"' on the runway.

First Published: Jan 18, 2006 17:16 IST