The burst rear tire was found during an inspection after Flight TG130 from Bangkok had landed in Chiang Rai, the airline said in a statement. It said that none of the 197 passengers or 10 crew members aboard was injured.
Mechanics replaced the blown tire and after a 55-minute delay the flight returned to Bangkok.
The airline said it was investigating the cause of the incident.
In September, a Thai Airways Airbus 330-300 skidded off the runway at Bangkok's main airport after its landing gear malfunctioned, injuring 14 passengers.
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