Kolkata, July 11: A Kolkata-bound Sri Lankan aircraft made an emergency landing at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport here on Wednesday due to a suspected tyre burst, airport sources said. Also Read - Air India Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Kozhikode Airport After Fire Detected in Cargo Bay
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The plane taxied on its own before coming to a stop.
Earlier, full emergency had been declared at the airport, at 11.18 a.m., for the flight after the pilot contacted the Air Traffic Control.
The emergency was withdrawn at 11.24 a.m., the sources said.
After inspection, a decap was observed in the inner rear wheel of the starboard side of the aircraft.