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Airport closes runways as light aircraft bursts tyre upon landing

Incident at Ronaldsway this morning

**** UPDATE 1:35pm ****

The airport has confirmed the aircraft has been successfully and safely moved from the runway.

The main runway is now open, and normal operations have resumed.

The airport has apologised for any delays to flights and say they 'appreciate [passengers] patience and understanding'.


Both runways at Ronaldsway Airport have been temporarily closed due to a light aircraft with a burst tyre upon landing.

The airport issued the update at 12:45pm, saying its team is working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible.

It's having an impact on some upcoming flights.

We'll bring you the latest information as soon as possible.

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