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Cyclone Nisarga: FedEx cargo aircraft overshoots runway while landing at Mumbai airport

A cargo aircraft belonging to FedEx overshot the main runway of the Mumbai airport on its arrival from Bengaluru, Mumbai International Airport Ltd (MIAL) said in a statement.

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Mumbai Published on: June 03, 2020 15:33 IST
Cyclone Nisarga: FedEx cargo aircraft overshoots runway while landing at Mumbai airport
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Cyclone Nisarga: FedEx cargo aircraft overshoots runway while landing at Mumbai airport

A cargo aircraft belonging to FedEx overshot the main runway of the Mumbai airport on its arrival from Bengaluru, Mumbai International Airport Ltd (MIAL) said in a statement.

The aircraft was towed away from the runway and there has been no disruption in flight operations, it said.

"Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport witnessed a runway excursion today (Wednesday) with FedEx flight 5033 arriving from Bengaluru. The incident occurred when the MD11 aircraft landed on runway 14/32," it said.

Further, MIAL said that the flight operations at the airport have been suspended between 2.30 pm and 7 pm due to adverse weather.

“Considering the strong crosswinds, it has been decided that no arrivals and departures will take place between 2.30 pm and 7 pm on Wednesday. The decision was taken after consultation with the Airports Authority of India," MAIL said. 

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