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Close shave for air passengers

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Dec 5 - A major mishap was averted at the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International airport here when a SpiceJet flight overshot the runway on Friday.

Officials said there were around 150 passengers in the SG-960 Bengaluru-Guwahati flight which landed around 8.30 in the morning. It was a Boeing 737 aircraft.

No one was hurt in the incident. Pilots of the aircraft have been grounded and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation has launched an investigation.

Sources said a few lights on the runway were also damaged in the incident.

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Close shave for air passengers

GUWAHATI, Dec 5 - A major mishap was averted at the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International airport here when a SpiceJet flight overshot the runway on Friday.

Officials said there were around 150 passengers in the SG-960 Bengaluru-Guwahati flight which landed around 8.30 in the morning. It was a Boeing 737 aircraft.

No one was hurt in the incident. Pilots of the aircraft have been grounded and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation has launched an investigation.

Sources said a few lights on the runway were also damaged in the incident.