Air ambulance with patient on board loses tyre on take off, preparing for ‘belly landing’ in Mumbai | India News

NEW DELHI: The Mumbai airport authorities are getting ready for a stomach touchdown of an air ambulance after a tyre of the plane fell out whereas it was taking off.
The authorities are spraying foam on one of many runways to make sure secure touchdown of the plane.
The runway has been handed over to plane rescue and fireplace preventing group for foam carpeting.
A Beechcraft King Air C 90 took off from Nagpur for Mumbai with a affected person onboard, say officers.
The CISF personnel at Nagpur airport noticed {that a} tyre from the plane (VT-JIL) fell off throughout take off from runway 32 of Nagpur.
“The Jetserv Aviation air ambulance is approaching Mumbai. The crew is burning gas (to minimise fireplace danger on stomach touchdown) by hovering and they will do a stomach touchdown; not use the touchdown gear. Foam is being placed on the runway to safeguard towards fireplace,” mentioned extremely positioned sources.
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