AI plane's tyres burst in Srinagar, none hurt

Srinagar: Troopers of central para-military forces aboard an Air India chartered flight on Thursday had a providential escape as two tyres of the aircraft burst during landing at the international airport here, a police officer said. The incident occured around 2 p.m. There was no immediate information on the number of troopers or crew aboard the aircraft. "The aircraft was chartered by the central paramilitary forces on the Jammu-Srinagar sector. All troopers aboard have since been moved out safely from the aircraft," the police officer said. "The runway is being cleared by towing away the aircraft stranded there," the official said.