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MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 12/01/2014

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(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) An EgyptAir flight carrying 107 passengers made an emergency landing 40 minutes after take-off due to a faulty tyre.

The flight took off from Sharjah Airport at 12 midnight on Friday. After realising that the tyre was faulty, the pilot made an emergency landing at Sharjah Airport putting all passengers in panic. None of them was injured, but the runway remained closed for two hours.

The passengers were helped to disembark by the Sharjah Civil Defence, police and flight attendants. They were taken to the terminus building and allowed to rest at the airport lounge. All their needs will be taken care of by the civil aviation of Sharjah Airport until they are flown out in another flight.

The airport's emergency team responded quickly as per the emergency plan and crisis management guidelines.

Officials at the Sharjah Civil Aviation said the Civil Defence declared an emergency situation and closed the runway to ensure the safety of the other flights. The official said the airport is well-prepared and equipped to handle such situations. The aircraft was soon moved from the runway to allow smooth movement of other flights. The official said the situation has returned to normal.

Officials at the Civil Defence said the firefighting unit at the airport is always ready to respond to any kind of emergency situation.

 






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