Alliance Air's aircraft overshoots runway at Jabalpur airport; DGCA begins probe

DGCA officials said that none of the passengers or crew members were injured and the aviation body has started an investigation.

Published: 12th March 2022 04:55 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th March 2022 04:55 PM   |  A+A-

An Alliance Air flight takes off

An Alliance Air flight takes off. (Photo| Special Arrangement)


NEW DELHI/ JABALPUR: An Alliance Air flight from Delhi carrying 55 passengers overshot the runway while landing at the Jabalpur airport on Saturday afternoon, officials of aviation regulator DGCA said. None of the passengers or crew members were injured, they said, adding that the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has started an investigation.

The Delhi-Jabalpur flight was operated using an ATR-72 aircraft, they mentioned. It departed from Delhi at around 11:30 am and landed in Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh around 1:15 pm. There were 55 passengers and five crew members on board and they safely disembarked after the incident without any injuries, they said.

The airport at Dumna, where the incident took place, is located around 21 km from Jabalpur city. Airport director Kusum Das told PTI that operations at the airport have been suspended for four to five hours.

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