Biman plane makes emergency landing at HSIA

DHAKA, Dec 22, 2016 (BSS) - A flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines made emergency landing at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) following a glitch at a rear wheel this morning.

"One of the tires of rear wheels of Boeing 737-800, Chittagong bound flight no BG-122 returning from Muscat, was damaged immediately after take-off that forced it to make the emergency landing," said an official release of Biman.

The Captain of the flight as a cautionary measure landed safely at HSIA at 10:07am, it added.

The Biman flight left Muscat for Chittagong at 04:48 am (BST) carrying 149 passengers and seven crew members. But, immediately after the took-off, the Captain noticed the burst tire of the 162-seater leased aircraft, the release said.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)