SpiceJet plane skids off runway at Hubli airport

  • PTI, New Delhi
  • Updated: Mar 09, 2015 21:33 IST

A SpiceJet plane from Bangalore, with 78 people onboard, on Sunday skidded off the runway due to heavy rains at Hubli airport after landing.

All 74 passengers and four crew member onboard are safe, the airlines said, adding that the incident was reported to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation for further probe.

"SpiceJet flight SG 1085 (Bangalore to Hubli) skidded off the runway in heavy rain at Hubli Airport," SpiceJet said in the statement.

"No injuries have been reported. The incident has been reported to the DGCA," the airline said, adding that SpiceJet was conducting a full enquiry into the incident. The airline was operating the flight with Bombardier Q-400 plane.

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