Jet airways flight skids off runway in Dabolim airport
Panaji,Dec27:On Tuesday, a Jet Airways flight from Goa to Mumbai skidded off the runway at Goa’s Dabolim airport, reported ANI. The flight 9W-2374 veered off the runway while aligning for take off to Mumbai, with 15 passengers suffering “minor” injuries during evacuation. There were 161 people on board the flight, including the crew members.
The incident took place at around 5 am. Flight 9W 2374 which had arrived from Dubai and was bound for Mumbai, was about to take off when it skidded off the runway.
When the evacuation was on, the aircraft tilted forward, an eyewitness said, triggering panic among passengers.
According to ANI, all the passengers were safely evacuated.
Panaji: Visuals of Mumbai bound Jet Airways flight 9W 2374 that skidded off runway at Dabolim airport (Goa), a short while ago. pic.twitter.com/Kh4URB4OjY
— ANI (@ANI_news) December 27, 2016
Jet Airways issued a statement saying, “All guests and crew have been safely evacuated. Few guests have sustained injuries during the evacuation process.”
Jet Airways Statement with regard to flight 9W 2374 from Goa – Mumbai: pic.twitter.com/Vhb7atP8Z6
— Jet Airways (@jetairways) December 27, 2016