Royal Nepal Airlines plane makes emergency landing at Indira Gandhi International Airport

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| Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 23:34
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New Delhi: A Royal Nepal Airlines plane on Sunday made an emergency landing at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi.

According to reports, after the emergency landing, the runway was temporarily shut down. There was no loss of life or property.

"Due to a techical glitch the flight had to return back to IGI Airport and landed back around 8.30 p.m.," a source told IANS.
 
Sources further said that soon after the landing, a tyre burst occurred, forcing the aircraft to stop on the taxi-way. 
 
"The aircraft landed at runway number 28. At the time of taxiing, a tyre burst occurred," said a source.
 
The taxi-way was unserviceable after the incident for some time but airport operations remained normal. 
 
(With inputs from IANS
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