x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 27 July 2017

Muscat airport operating again after plane crash lands

PIA plane has tyre malfunction on landing at Oman's main airport.

MUSCAT, Oman // Oman's official news agency says a plane arriving from Pakistan had a tyre malfunction on landing in the country's capital.

The ONA report says one tyre on the Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 737 suffered a "technical fault" late on Monday after touching down at Muscat International Airport.

It says all 114 passengers and crew were safely taken off the plane.

Flights into the airport were temporarily disrupted, but were back to full operations Tuesday.

It was not immediately clear what had caused the tyre malfunction.