Jamshedpur: A major mishap was averted on Monday at the Sonari Airport when the front tyre of a four-seater aircraft of Alchemist Aviation burst during touchdown. However, no one was injured in the incident. The pilot and co-pilot of the aircraft came out of the cockpit safely, said Mrinal Pal, CEO of Alchemist Aviation.
Sources said the incident occurred around 4.45 pm when the aircraft was landing at the airport. The aircraft came to a stop after dragging on its burst tyre up to some distance.
Hearing the loud noise at the runway, the ambulance and fire brigade staff rushed to the site. The pilot and co-pilot came out of the aircraft without sustaining any injury.