New Delhi: A major mishap was averted on Friday morning when a Turkish Airways flight veered off the taxiway after landing in Mumbai. The incident occurred at 4:13 am at Mumbai Airport's Rapid Exit Taxiway - N8. All 97 passengers on board Turkish Airways flight TK 720 are safe.
The main runway of the Mumbai airport was closed and a probe has been ordered by the DGCA into the incident.
Another disaster was averted at the Mumbai airport on Wednesday after an Air India flight landed under emergency conditions. The Jeddah-Mumbai flight had 260 passengers on board.
All passengers disembarked safely, an Air India spokesperson said.
Reports say that the flight developed a technical snag in its hydraulic control system, following which it made an emergency landing.