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Jet shifts 71 passengers after smoke in Mangalore-bound flight: Report

Jet said it arranged another aircraft to operate its flight to Managalore from Bengaluru due to a 'technical snag'.

Jet Airways
Jet Airways

Jet Airways on Thursday shifted 71 Mangalore-bound passengers to another flight after detecting smoke in an aircraft in Bengaluru, said a source in the airline. The plane was parked in the bay when someone spotted smoke at around 7 am. Jet said it arranged another aircraft to operate its flight to Managalore from Bengaluru due to a "technical snag." "There were fumes due to heating up of the brakes. As a result, all passengers were deplaned and shifted to another aircraft," the source said. Due to the incident, the flight was delayed by an hour and ...