Spicejet aircraft skids, veers off runway while landing

Sixty-eight passengers on board a Spicejet aircraft from Chennai had a miraculous escape when it skidded and veered off the runway while landing at the Calicut International Airport at nearby Karipur on Friday, airport officials said.

A few guiding lights on the runway were damaged as the aircraft swerved slightly to the left side of the runway after landing at 8.30 am, they said.

No passenger was injured and all of them disembarked safely, they said.

The airline sources said two of their flights from Calicut to Chennai and Bengaluru were cancelled following the incident.

(Agencies)

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