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Spice Jet flight makes emergency landing at Delhi airport

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A Spice Jet aircraft on a Delhi-Srinagar flight made an emergency landing at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport Monday afternoon because of a tyre problem, officials said. All the 188 passengers were reported to be safe.

‘A Delhi-Srinagar Spice Jet aircraft, which took off from the Delhi airport, had to make an emergency landing here at 2.40 p.m. today (Monday) after the Air Traffic Control informed the Spice Jet authorities that they noticed some tyre debris on the runway,’ an airline official told IANS.

‘Therefore, as a precautionary measure and keeping the safety of the passengers in mind, the flight made an emergency landing. All the passengers are safe and investigations are on in the matter,’ the official added.

Among the 188 passengers on board, there were two infants.

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