AirAsia Flight From Chennai Suffers Deflated Tyre Upon Landing At klia2
December 21, 2016 14:04 PM
PUTRAJAYA, Dec 21 (Bernama) -- An AirAsia flight from Chennai suffered a deflated tyre upon landing at KL International Airport 2 early today, according to the budget airline.
However, all passengers and crew were safe and had disembarked from Flight AK12, it said in a statement. AirAsia's scheduled flight from Chennai overnight lands at klia2 at about 6am.
"We apologise for the discomfort experienced by our guests," the airline said.
Following the incident, Runway 3 at klia2 was closed for recovery work and reopened at 12.30pm.
Airport operator Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd, in a Facebook post, said the repairs were done as soon as the aircraft had been towed away.
"As this is a busy period for the airport, our priority was to minimise inconvenience to airlines and passengers and to get Runway 3 operational in the quickest time possible," it said.
Malaysia Airports said it had also reported the incident to the Department of Civil Aviation.