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Air India fight AI 849 from Delhi to Pune overshoots runway; all passengers safe after emergency evacuation

An Air India flight AI 849 from Delhi to Pune overshot the runway on Friday, putting the life of 152 passengers and crew at risk. However, according to reports, the airport authorities quickly carried out an emergency evacuation.


By   |  Updated On : May 12, 2017 11:25 PM
Air India fight AI 849 from Delhi to Pune overshoots runway; all passengers safe after emergency evacuation (News Nation Image)

Air India fight AI 849 from Delhi to Pune overshoots runway; all passengers safe after emergency evacuation (News Nation Image)

New Delhi :  

As many as 152 passengers on board an Air India aircraft on Friday had a close shave after the plane overshot the runway after landing at the Pune airport.

Following the incident involving the flight AI 849, which flew from Delhi, the runway has been closed.

An Air India spokesperson said the plane overshot the runway and “emergency evacuation” was carried out. All the 152 passengers on board are safe and no one suffered injuries, he added.

The runway is expected to resume operations soon.

First Published: Friday, May 12, 2017 07:26 PM



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