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Airbus emergency landing at Phuket

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PHUKET - An Air Berlin Airbus made an emergency landing at Phuket airport on Thursday night, bursting several tyres, after smoke was detected in the cabin 20 minutes after taking off on a flight to Abu Dhabi. 

No injuries were reported, but over 1,000 passengers' flights were delayed while the runway remained closed.

Just 20 minutes after taking off from Phuket for Abu Dhabi, flight, AB 7425 with 249 passengers and a crew of 10 turned back to Phuket international airport.

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