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Jet Airways flight spins out at Goa airport

27 Dec 2016 | By NewsBytes Desk
Recent aviation incidents in India

A Jet Airways flight heading for Mumbai with 154 people on board spun off the runway while attempting to take off from Goa's Dabolim airport.

All passengers were safe and 15 suffered minor injuries in the process of evacuation; officials said some may have suffered fractures.

The DGCA and the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau have initiated investigations into the incident.

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27 Dec 2016Jet Airways flight spins out at Goa airport

Statement from Jet Airways

In a statement, Jet Airways said, "All guests and crew have been safely evacuated. A few guests have sustained injuries during the evacuation process."
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