Jet Airways Riyadh-Mumbai flight aborts takeoff, skids off runway
- A Monitor Report
04 Aug, 2018
Mumbai: Jet Airways Flight 9W 523 travelling from Riyadh to Mumbai slipped off the runway after it was aborted during takeoff at the Riyadh Airport on August 3, said an official.
The incident affected flight 9W523 with 142 passenger and seven crew members. There were no casualties or injuries.
All aboard the Boeing B737-800 aircraft of the private carrier were safely evacuated and accommodated inside the terminal building.
Jet Airways in a breaking tweet: #9Wupdate: Our flight 9W523 with 142 guests and 7 crew members from Riyadh to Mumbai of 3rd August aborted takeoff and departed the runway at Riyadh Airport. All our guests and crew have been evacuated safely with no reported injuries.
Later in another update tweet: #9Wupdate: Currently the event involving flight 9W 523 is being investigated by the local regulatory authorities and our teams are providing full co-operation as necessary. At Jet Airways the safety of our guests and crew is of paramount importance.