x Abu Dhabi, UAE Friday 21 July 2017

Emirates jet's tyres burst during landing

Carrier confirms that flight EK384 from Bangkok to Hong Kong had two deflated tyres upon landing.

DUBAI// An Emirates passenger jet's tyres burst while landing at Hong Kong airport on Saturday morning.

The flight had been en-route from Bangkok when the incident occurred.

"Emirates confirms that flight EK384 from Bangkok to Hong Kong had two deflated tyres upon landing on April 7," said a spokeswoman from Emirates.

"All passengers disembarked the aircraft without incident.

"Emirates regrets any inconvenience caused, the safety of our passengers and crew is our utmost priority."

nhanif@thenational.ae