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Delhi-Jabalpur SpiceJet flight returns as smoke engulfs cabin; passengers safely disembarked | Watch

Jabalpur-bound SpiceJet flight safely returns to Delhi airport after crew notices smoke in cabin

Paras Bisht Edited By: Paras Bisht @ParasBisht15 New Delhi Updated on: July 02, 2022 10:25 IST

Highlights

  • Jabalpur-bound SpiceJet flight returned to Delhi after passengers detected smoke
  • The flight landed safely and deboarded all passengers
  • Earlier on June 19, Delhi-bound Spice Jet aircraft made emergency landing at Patna airport

A Jabalpur-bound SpiceJet flight returned to the Delhi airport on Saturday morning after passengers detected smoke in the plane. According to SpiceJet Spokesperson, smoke was detected inside the plane when the aircraft was passing 5000 ft. The SG-2862 flight which took off from Delhi at 6:15 am for Jabalpur, landed back at 7:00 am at the Delhi airport. The flight landed safely and deboarded all passengers.

"On July 2, 2022, SpiceJet Q400 aircraft was operating SG-2962 (Delhi-Jabalpur). While passing 5000ft, the crew noticed smoke in the cabin. The pilots decided to return back to Delhi. Aircraft landed safely at Delhi and passengers were safely disembarked," the Spokesperson said. Saurabh Chhabra, a Delhi to Jabalpur passenger seated at 12C, told ANI, "Soon after the flight took off, there was a panic situation in the plane as passengers were having trouble breathing inside." 

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Earlier on June 19, a Delhi-bound Spice Jet aircraft made an emergency landing at Patna airport after there were reports of a technical glitch which prompted fire inside the plane. All the passengers were safely rescued. 

On May 4, SpiceJet flight SG-331 operating from Chennai to Durgapur on May 3 returned back to Chennai after take-off due to a technical issue. The aircraft landed back safely. 

(ANI Inputs)

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