Jet Airways plane skids off runway, 5 injured
The Delhi-Indore flight skids-off the runway while landing during rains at the Indore's Devi Ahilyabai Holkar airport.Updated: Jul 02, 2007 16:16 IST
Jet Airways Delhi-Indore flight with 49 passengers and crew onboard had a narrow escape on Sunday as the flight skidded-off the runway while landing during rains at the Indore's Devi Ahilyabai Holkar airport with five passenger suffering minor injuries.
The mishap occurred when the Delhi-Indore flight was landing at the airport and skidded-off soon after it touched down, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) deputy commandant Nirvikar told PTI.
The city has been receiving incessant rains since Saturday.
At least five passengers suffered minor injuries, he said adding no major injury was reported.
The wheels of the plane broke-off while landing at the run way and it slipped away to the ground, he said. Senior officers along with the fire brigade have reached the spot to supervise the rescue operation.
A Jet Airways spokesman said in Delhi that investigation was on to find out the cause of the accident.
First Published: Jul 01, 2007 22:26 IST