15 were injured in India when an aircraft in Goa veered off the runway


Jet Airways flight 9W 2374 had a total of 161 people, including seven crew members, on-board. All passengers have been safely evacuated but 15 passengers have been injured in the incident and have been taken to the hospital. The reason for the accident is yet to be ascertained. Meanwhile, Dabolim airport has been closed down for operations till 12:30 pm. Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) will investigate the plane accident. Another Boeing 777 aircraft to take the passengers to their destination of Mumbai. The Goa airport is located in the Indian Navy’s facility, INS Hansa in Vasco town, nearly 25 km from here. During the rescue operation hours, a chartered flight was diverted to Bangalore, while an Oman Air flight that was scheduled to arrive in the morning, was diverted to Mumbai.


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