Maharashtra / SpiceJet plane overshoots runway at Shirdi airport; operations hit

Hindustan Times : Apr 29, 2019, 05:47 PM

A SpiceJet plane overshot the runway at the Shirdi Airport by around forty metres late on Monday afternoon .

The incident took place at 4.30pm. All passengers are safe but flight operations have temporarily been halted. According of sources from the Shirdi airport, the incident took place due to manual error.

In the last few weeks, SpiceJet has been rapidly expanding its fleet in the wake of the suspension of operations by Jet Airways on April 17.

SpiceJet has also expanded its work force, hiring nearly 500 former Jet Airways employees.