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SpiceJet plane skids off runway on landing at Shirdi airport

All the passengers, however, had a providential escape, the source added.

SpiceJet aircraft, Mumbai airport
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Press Trust of India Mumbai
A Boeing 737 aircraft operated by low-cost carrier SpiceJet Monday overshot the runway while landing at the Shirdi airport, bringing the regional facility to a complete halt, airport director Dhiren Bhosale said.
The incident took place at 1630 hours, the airline said, adding all the passengers and the crew are safe.
The airline also grounded both the pilots pending an internal enquiry, while the regulator DGCA has dispatched off an official to the airport to carry out the initial probe into the mishap.
However, a full-fledged investigation will be conducted by the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau, which has the mandate to probe all

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First Published: Apr 29 2019 | 6:03 PM IST

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