Patna/Ahmedabad, 19th November 2021: The lives of 170 people on board the plane going from Ahmedabad to Patna was threatened when they started having difficulty in breathing at an altitude of 30 thousand feet. It was found that the supply of oxygen to the plane has stopped.
Due to the lack of oxygen, there was panic among the passengers.
However, with the help of flight crew members and air traffic control, this emergency was quickly resolved and all the passengers safely reached their destination. The investigation into this accident has been started.
An investigation has been started in the SpiceJet plane that arrived at Patna airport from Ahmedabad on Wednesday. The airline will send the investigation report to the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). The Patna Airport Administration will also share the full details of the incident with the officials of the Airport Authority of India.
According to sources, at an altitude of 30,000 feet, the oxygen pressure in the aircraft started decreasing, after which the pilot requested ATC for an emergency landing of the flight at 10:10 am. After this, the flight was landed 15 minutes before the scheduled time. 170 passengers including crew members were present in the plane.
Investigation revealed that the oxygen pressure in the plane was disrupted for about 12 minutes. Passengers on internet media are appreciating the pilots and personnel for landing the flight on time.Follow Punekar News: