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SpiceJet flight lucky after skidding off Kerala runway with no casualties

Passengers had a close shave after the flight went off the runway and proceeded to move 300 metres, damaging sicx lights on the runway at 8:30 am.

Published: 04th August 2017 01:38 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th August 2017 01:38 PM   |  A+A-

PTI file image of SpiceJet airlines used for representational purpose only.

By Express News Service

MALAPPURAM: It was a close shave for 60 passengers and crew onboard a Bangalore-Kozhikode bound SpiceJet flight which skidded off the runway at Calicut International Airport early on Friday. Authorities have said that there were no casualties.
 
Passengers had a close shave after the flight went off the runway and proceeded to move 300 metres, damaging sicx lights on the runway at 8:30 am. The airport’s fire and rescue wing was deployed after the incident. Airport authorities have, reportedly, sought a preliminary explanation from the pilot.



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