A Jet Airways Airplane carrying 161 passengers and crew took a 360-degree spin at Goa’s Dabolim Airport Runway while taking off this morning. The flight was heading towards Mumbai.
Around fifteen passengers suffered minor injuries while being evacuated. Emergency slides were used to evacuate passengers out of the plane, Said Officials.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation and the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau are inquiring into the incident.
A statement from Jet Airways said, “All guests and crew have been safely evacuated. A few guests have sustained injuries during the evacuation process”.
Few passengers have been taken to a local hospital.
The incident occurred at the peak tourist season in Goa, where thousands arrive for Christmas and New year Celebrations.