Air scare: Smoke rescued in Jet Airways flight, lands safely

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Bengaluru: A Mangaluru-bound Jet Airways flight with 65 passengers and 4 organisation members on board returned to a Bengaluru airfield shortly after depart as smoke was rescued in a cabin on Wednesday.

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A full puncture was announced during a airfield for priority landing of a moody 9W 2839 following that a runway was closed for operations during 10.20 AM and a aircraft landed safely, a Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) said.

Standard puncture procedures were followed and all 65 passengers and 4 organisation members on house were deplaned and are safe, it said.

Three attainment flights were hold on atmosphere and 5 departure flights on ground.

Runways resumed operations during 10.51 AM, a BIAL said.

“In line with a airport’s joining towards passenger safety and prompt and timely movement from a Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting group ensured that all passengers on house the aircraft were evacuated safely”, it said.

Jet Airways, in a apart statement, pronounced a flight returned to Bengaluru airfield shortly after a depart due to smoke showing in a cabin.

Precautionary depletion of guest and organisation was carried out immediately on landing, it said.

“All 65 guest and 4 organisation are safe,” a statement added.