First published: December 27, 2016, 8:03 AM IST | Updated: 12 mins ago
File photo of Jet Airways flight. (Reuters)
Goa: A Jet Airways 9W 2374 aircraft from Goa-Mumbai with 161 passengers including seven crew members onboard skidded off the runway while aligning to takeoff from at Dabolim Airport on Tuesday morning.
The incident took place around 4.45 am. “Jet Airways regrets to inform that its flight 9W 2374, from Goa-Mumbai veered off the runway while aligning for takeoff. All guests and crew have been safely evacuated. Few guests have sustained injuries during evacuation,” a statement issued by the Jet Airways reads.
Jet Airways Statement with regard to flight 9W 2374 from Goa – Mumbai: pic.twitter.com/Vhb7atP8Z6
— Jet Airways (@jetairways) December 27, 2016
“Medical assistance is being coordinated by the Jet Airways team and the airport authorities,” it further reads.
The remaining passengers and crew members have deplaned safely.