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SpiceJet flight aborted at the last moment as loader jumps out on runway

First published: August 17, 2013, 3:53 AM IST | Updated: August 17, 2013
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SpiceJet flight aborted at the last moment as loader jumps out on runway
Police said that the flight was allowed to take off after a security check as the loader's behaviour was found to be suspicious.

An Ahmedabad-bound SpiceJet flight aborted take-off at the last moment after a loader jumped off from the luggage section of the plane while it was taxiing on the runway at Dabolim airport in Panaji, police said. Police officials said the incident happened at 4.45 pm.

"When the flight was on the runway, a loader was seen jumping from the baggage section of the plane. The pilot was immediately alerted about aborting the take-off," police officials said quoting eye-witness. Airport authorities were yet to file a complaint against the loader who was not yet identified.

"The flight was allowed to take off after a thorough security check as the behaviour of the loader was found to be suspicious," police said.

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