Airblue Plane’s Tire Burst During Landing in Islamabad

Sunday, March 6, 2016
By George Hatcher

Air BlueAirblue Airbus A321-200 narrowly escaped accident when one of its tires burst upon landing at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad, Pakistan, on March 4th.

The aircraft was coming from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, when one of the tires burst during landing. The plane tilted toward its side and the right hand engine touched the ground.

There were 230 passengers aboard the flight PA-271 at the time; all of them remained safe.

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