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Thai Airways plane tyre burst at Bangkok airport

Updated: 2013-03-16 19:35
( Xinhua)

BANGKOK - A front tyre of a Thai Airways International plane burst Saturday morning as it landed at Bangkok 's international airport, causing no casualties, Thai News Agency reported.

The accident occurred at around 6.20 am with the Airbus A-330 flight TG341 from Kolkata, India to Bangkok. The plane, however, landed at Babgjij Suvarnabhumi International Airport safely with no casualties among passengers or crew.

The THAI staff rushed to repair the front tyre of the aircraft which was parked on the airport runway before relocating it for further investigation and maintenance.

An initial investigation found no irregularities and the plane is ready to resume service.