1. You Are At:
  2. English News
  3. India
  4. SpiceJet flight overshoots runway at Mumbai airport; none hurt

SpiceJet flight overshoots runway at Mumbai airport; none hurt

The incident happened on Monday around 11.45 pm when the SpiceJet flight SG6237 flying from Jaipur to Mumbai skid and overshot the main runway, the source said.

PTI PTI
New Delhi Updated on: July 02, 2019 12:58 IST
SpiceJet SG 6237 flight
Image Source : ANI

SpiceJet SG 6237 flight overshoots runway at Mumbai airport

A SpiceJet flight from Jaipur skidded and overshot the main runway while landing at the Mumbai airport amidst heavy rains on Monday, although none of the passengers were hurt in the incident,an airline spokesperson said.

The incident happened on Monday around 11.45 pm when the SpiceJet flight SG6237 flying from Jaipur to Mumbai skid and overshot the main runway, the source said. 

"A SpiceJet flight SG6237, which was coming from Jaipur to Mumbai, skid and overshot the main runway at around 11.45 pm on Monday night. All passengers are safe. The main runway has been temporarily closed," the source said.

Due to the incident, a secondary runway is in operation at the airport currently. 

Many subsequent flights have been diverted to other airports such as Ahmedabad and Bengaluru, the sources said. 

"A Korean Air flight KE655 which was coming from Seoul to Mumbai has been diverted to Ahmedabad due to the incident and bad weather conditions," the sources said.

Similarly, a Lufthansa flight LH756, which was coming from Frankfurt, and an Air India flight AI331, which was coming from Bangkok had to be diverted to other airports, the sources said. 

Also Read: Mumbai Rains Live Updates: 16 dead, 13 injured as wall collapses in Malad

Watch | Mumbai rains: Water starts filling up in low lying areas of the city

Latest India News

Write a comment

X