A private charter plane operating as air ambulance from Nagpur to Hyderabad made a belly landing at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport Mumbai today. The air ambulance by Jetserv Aviation operating a C-90 aircraft VT-JIL lost its front wheel while departure from Runway 32 of Nagpur Airport, which separated from the aircraft and fell on the ground.
The plane was then diverted to the Mumbai Airport and it hovered over the CSMIA till the time they prepared for an emergency landing. The medical flight with 5 people including 2 crew, 1 doctor, 1 patient and 1 paramedic on board later made a full emergency after a full emergency was declared for this non-scheduled aircraft. An ambulance and fire brigade were deployed who showered foam on the runway to avert an fire incidence.
Hardeep Singh Puri, Civil Aviation Minister of India congratulated the pilot Kesari Singh and also DGCA and CSMIA for an incidence free landing.