EgyptAir flight from Cairo explodes while landing in Saudi Arabia

CAIRO (AP) — An EgyptAir jetliner punctured a tire but made a safe landing at its destination on Sunday morning in Saudi Arabia, Egypt’s national airline said. No causality has been reported.

Flight MS643 took off from Cairo International Airport early on Sunday and one of its tires burst while landing at King Abdulaziz International Airport in the Saudi coastal city of Jeddah, EgyptAir said in a statement.

The Boeing 738 made a safe landing on the runway and all passengers disembarked the plane with no reported injuries, the statement said.

The airline did not specify the cause of the problem and said a review and maintenance of the aircraft was underway.

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