Plane catches fire landing in Nepal; no casualties

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An Indian airliner with 170 people on board has caught fire while landing in Nepal's capital, but there were no casualties reported.

Tribhuwan International Airport in Katmandu says the wheels of the Airbus 320 operated by budget airline Indigo caught fire while landing Saturday and passengers were quickly evacuated through emergency doors. The fire was brought under control.

Aviation officials are investigating the incident.

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