2 Jet Airways flights landed within minutes of Brussels airport blasts

  • IANS, New Delhi
  • Updated: Mar 22, 2016 18:24 IST
Two Jet Airways flights landed some time before the twin blasts at the Brussels airport. (Reuters file)

Two Jet Airways flights, one from Delhi and the other from Mumbai, had landed just a little before the twin bomb blasts at the Brussels airport, data with aviation website Flightradar24 showed on Monday.

Jet Airways said it will soon be issuing a separate statement on the incident.

Meanwhile, the airline has said that all the Jet Airways planes in Brussels are safe after the two explosions.

According to the data with the website Flightradar24, Jet Airways flight 9W 228 from Mumbai landed at Brussels at 7.11 am local time while the one from Delhi 9W 230 landed at 8.08 am.

The Delhi flight would have reached Brussels just minutes after the bomb blast at the Departure airport at 8.00 am.

Several people were said to have been injured with one confirmed deaths. But no Indian casualty was reported, as per the ministry of external affairs.

Currently, Jet Airways operates daily non-stop flights to its European gateway at Brussels airport from its domestic hub in Mumbai and New Delhi.

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