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Fighter plane's tyre burst at Jodhpur airport

Press Trust of India  |  Jodhpur 

Air traffic at the Civil was affected for nearly an hour today following a fighter aircraft burst, officials said.

No damage, however, to the aircraft has been reported but the runway was damaged to some extent.

"A of a fighter aircraft got burst on the runway at about 12.25 pm, after which the runway was taken under control by the staff," Col. said.

He refused to divulge further details about the incident.

However, according to the sources, the of the aircraft burst when it was back from a regular sortie and was taxiing.

It took staff about an hour to repair the tyre and restore the aircraft. Till then the traffic of the passenger aircrafts was held up, the sources said.

(Airport) G K Khare said two flights - one from and another from - could not arrive on their scheduled time on account of this disruption.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 17:05 IST