A SpiceJet flight SG6237, which was coming from Jaipur to Mumbai, skid and overshot the main runway last night
Currently, a secondary runway is in operation at the Mumbai airport
The main runway at Mumbai airport was shut last night after a SpiceJet flight skid and overshot the main runway while landing at the airport amidst heavy rains. ANI reported that around 54 flights have been diverted to nearby airports.
"A SpiceJet flight SG6237, which was coming from Jaipur to Mumbai, skid and overshot the main runway at around 11.45 pm on Monday night," sources told PTI. However, none of the passengers were injured.
Currently, a secondary runway is in operation at the Mumbai airport after the incident. Many subsequent flights have been diverted to other airports such as Ahmedabad and Bengaluru, the sources said.
Mumbai Airport PRO: SpiceJet SG 6237 Jaipur-Mumbai flight overshot runway yesterday while landing at Mumbai Airport. All passengers are safe, no injuries reported. #Maharashtrapic.twitter.com/hEULogZHr4
At least 12 people were killed and six others injured after a compound wall collapsed in Malad area here on Tuesday due to heavy rains, NDRF officials said.
"Our team of National Disaster Response Force along with sniffer dog reached the site of the incident immediately after receiving the information. Besides, a team of fire brigade and local police also reached the spot and took the control of the situation," a senior NDRF official said.