Amid heavy rains in Mumbai since the last 5 days, due to wet conditions, a Spicejet plane from Jaipur overshot the runway at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport while landing late on Monday, official sources said. Pic/Ashish Rane
The incident occurred just before midnight around 11:51 pm when the flight SG-6237, a Boeing aircraft, arrived and landed, as Mumbai was lashed by heavy rains. Pic/Ashish Rane
Airport officials were quick to the aid of the passengers as they helped the passengers deplane and a team of engineers investigated the damage suffered by the aircraft.
Post this incident, air traffic increased over the city airport, leading to flights go-arounds and diversions. Air India AI 868 was one among the flights to abort landing.
In pic: SpiceJet plane overshoots the runaway as engineers take a look at the plane for any kind of damage.
According to unconfirmed reports, a few passengers sustained minor injuries in the accident that is yet to be verified
On July 1, 2019, a Spicejet plane from Jaipur overshot the runway at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport amid heavy rains while landing late on Monday night. It was a close shave for all the passengers and crew but thankfully no casualties were reported. We have pictures
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