11/09/2015 9:06 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST

Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das, 154 Others Have A Narrow Escape As Airplane Tyre Bursts

In this Thursday, April 16, 2015 photo, a passenger aircraft A320 of the GoAir Airlines prepares for landing at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in New Delhi, India. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

RANCHI -- Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das and 154 other passengers of a GoAir flight on Thursday had a narrow escape when one of the tyres of the rear wheels burst on landing at the Birsa Munda Airport here.

"One of the tyres of the rear wheels burst soon after the landing of the GoAir flight, but all passengers are safe," a senior government official said.

He said the Chief Minister and over 155 passengers were onboard the Delhi to Ranchi flight, which landed at 7.30PM.

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