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FedEx cargo aircraft overshoots runway while landing at Mumbai airport

PTI | Mumbai | Updated: 03-06-2020 15:20 IST | Created: 03-06-2020 15:20 IST
FedEx cargo aircraft overshoots runway while landing at Mumbai airport

A cargo aircraft belonging to FedEx overshot the main runway of the Mumbai airport on its arrival from Bengaluru, Mumbai International Airport Ltd (MIAL) said in a statement. The aircraft was towed away from the runway and there has been no disruption in flight operations, it said. "Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport witnessed a runway excursion today (Wednesday) with FedEx flight 5033 arriving from Bengaluru. The incident occurred when the MD11 aircraft landed on runway 14/32," it said. Further, MIAL said that the flight operations at the airport have been suspended between 2.30 pm and 7 pm due to adverse weather

“Considering the strong crosswinds, it has been decided that no arrivals and departures will take place between 2.30 pm and 7 pm on Wednesday. The decision was taken after consultation with the Airports Authority of India," MAIL said.


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