Yet another passenger aircraft of another private sector airline “Shaheen Airline” escaped a major disaster at Karachi airport as its tyre burst while landing here on Sunday. The pilot managed a safe landing and the passengers remained safe.

According to details, Shaheen airline flight NL-122 with 172 passengers and eight crew members on board originated from Islamabad and while landing its two tyres burst.

The aircraft remained stranded for sometime at the run way and had to be removed with the help of tugs. The fire tenders and rescue workers of the Civil Aviation Authority cordoned-off the plane to avoid any untoward incident.

Scared passengers were boarded off and taken to the arrival lounge of the Jinnah International Airport.

Director General (DG) Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Nadeem Yousafzai taking notice of the incident has directed the authorities for investigations.