Saudi plane narrowly escapes accident during landing


ISLAMABAD: An aircraft of Saudi airline narrowly escaped accident when one of its tyres burst during landing at Islamabad International Airport on Thursday night, airport officials said.

Flight SV-3720 coming from Jeddah landed at the Islamabad airport when one of its tyres burst, causing the aircraft to tilt towards its side after landing.

All passengers aboard the plane are safe, airport officials said. The aircraft was barred from take off until repairing.