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SpiceJet says airplane aborted Mumbai takeoff due to caution alert

A SpiceJet Q400 aircraft scheduled to fly from Mumbai to Kandla aborted take off 'owing to illumination of a caution alert', the airline said in a statement


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Press Trust of India New Delhi
A SpiceJet aircraft heading to Kandla in Gujarat safely aborted take off on the Mumbai airport's runway on Thursday as the caution alert lit up, the airline said on Thursday.

A senior official of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) called the incident as "routine", adding that the regulator has started a probe into it.

This is at least the ninth incident of technical malfunction on a SpiceJet aircraft in the last 40 days.

Just a day before, the regulator had ordered SpiceJet to operate not more than 50 per cent of its flights for eight weeks to ensure

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First Published: Jul 28 2022 | 8:11 PM IST

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