Jet Airways plane’s nose wheel comes off at Bhopal airport

Bhopal, June 9 (IANS) About three dozen passengers of a Hyderabad-bound Jet Airways flight had a miraculous escape here Wednesday when the nose wheel of the aircraft came off just as it was about to takeoff, an airport official said.

Bhopal Airport Director J.P. Alax said: ‘The nose wheel of the aircraft came out. The takeoff was aborted safely by the pilot. The aircraft is still in the parking bay and men and machinery would be arriving soon to solve the problem.’

The airlines, however, said the flight was cancelled due to ‘technical snag’.

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