Muscat: The Fireplace and Rescue group at Muscat Worldwide Airport managed to extinguish a fireplace that broke out within the Air India Specific plane final week, inside 90 seconds.
In a press release issued on Saturday, Oman Airports stated: “A proud morning salute to the Muscat Worldwide Airport’s Fireplace and Rescue group for his or her excellent efficiency in responding, in solely 90 seconds, and extinguishing an engine hearth on an plane final week.”
Some passengers suffered minor accidents throughout an evacuation operation after smoke began billowing out of an Air India Specific flight at Muscat Worldwide Airport on Wednesday morning.
The plane was taxiing in direction of the runway for take-off to Kochi at 11.20 am on Wednesday when officers observed smoke popping out from the plane.
Airport officers stated the passengers have been instantly evacuated from the Air India Specific flight on slides and the fireplace was introduced underneath management.
“Nevertheless, there was no hearth warning indication within the cockpit. As a matter of plentiful precaution, and following the prescribed SOPs, the crew stopped on the taxiway and activated the onboard engine hearth extinguishers. Thereafter, the passengers have been evacuated from the plane. Full help was prolonged by Muscat Airport authorities and the passengers have been dropped at the terminal constructing,” the airline stated.
“There have been no main accidents reported besides minor bruises to some passengers sustained throughout evacuation. The matter is being investigated by the regulatory authorities and likewise the Airline’s Flight Security Division,” the airline stated. Later a reduction flight was despatched to convey again the passengers to Kochi.
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