A Delhi-bound Air India flight did not take off from Kolkata on Saturday morning after one of many tyres burst on the taxiway, an airport official mentioned. No one sustained any harm as a result of incident, he mentioned. The tyre burst emitting a loud noise, following which the pilot instantly knowledgeable the air site visitors controllers, the official mentioned.
The plane, carrying 226 passengers, was subsequently introduced again to the parking bay.
All passengers and cabin crew members had been made to de-board the airplane, following which engineers attended to it.
An Air India official acknowledged that the airplane lastly took off round 3.30 pm in any case technical points had been taken care of, no less than 5 hours delayed. Arrangements for lunch had been made for the passengers, he added.