Air India flight with 186 passengers narrowly escapes from disaster in Mangaluru airport
BREAKING NEWS, News, Regional
July 17, 2017
Mangaluru: As many as 186 passengers who reached Mangaluru International Airport by an Air India flight from Dubai narrowly escaped from a disaster as pilot managed to land the air bus safely here on Sunday at around 04.30 AM.
The incident occurred as pilot lost his control on the airplane following adverse weather conditions. The plane moved on the runway and damaged 6 signal lights installed. However, no significant damage occurred neither the flight nor the passengers arrived from Dubai.
Heavy rainfall is said to be the reason for the incident and such incidents occur occasionally in the air ports. The damaged signal lights have been repaired and the Air India flight continued its operation as per the schedule, the airport authorities said. Meanwhile, the passengers in the flight didn’t experience any unpleasant situation during the incident.