Jet Konnect Aircraft Skids off Runway

A Kolkata-Guwahati-Jorhat Jet Connect aircraft with 95 passengers on board skidded off the runway while landing at the Rowriah Airport in Jorhat

A Kolkata-Guwahati-Jorhat Jet Konnect aircraft with 95 passengers on board skidded off the runway while landing at the Rowriah Airport in Jorhat on Tuesday afternoon, airport officials said.

A few guiding lights on the runway were damaged as the aircraft swerved slightly to the left of the runway after landing at around 1.45 pm, they said. No passenger was injured and all of them disembarked safely, they said.

The aircraft skidded off the runway after landing at around 1.45 pm and one of its rear wheels got stuck. No passenger was hurt in the incident

"The aircraft skidded off the runway after landing at around 1.45 pm and one of its rear wheels got stuck. No passenger was hurt in the incident," said an airport official.
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Indian Air Force cranes helped pull out the flight. Pravakar Mishra, Director of Rowriah Airport Station, blamed the incident on pilot's fault.

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