Jet Airways Skids While Taking Off At Dabolim Airport, 15 Passengers Injured During Evacuation
Early in the morning today, a Jet Airways flight with 161 passengers on board, skid off the runway at the Dabolim airport. This flight had come from Dubai and was bound to Mumbai. 15 passengers suffered minor injuries during the evacuation process.
The incident took place at around 5 am, when 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. The airport has been closed for operations till 12.30 pm for all flight operations, airport sources said. “When people were getting down the plane, it suddenly tilted forward triggering panic and chaos,” a passenger said.