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Chaos at Mumbai Airport as Relentless Rain Disrupt Flight Services, Runway Still Shut

India | News18 | July 3, 2019, 10:33 am
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 Domestic and international flight operations were hit at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport due to heavy rains coupled with a SpiceJet aircraft with 167 passengers overshooting the runway and getting stuck in soft mud. With the stuck plane blocking the main runway, the main runway is still shut, causing 203 flights to be cancelled and 54 additional flights were diverted. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Domestic and international flight operations were hit at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport due to heavy rains coupled with a SpiceJet aircraft with 167 passengers overshooting the runway and getting stuck in soft mud. With the stuck plane blocking the main runway, the main runway is still shut, causing 203 flights to be cancelled and 54 additional flights were diverted. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 A SpiceJet plane from Jaipur overshot the runway while landing at Mumbai airport amid heavy rain in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

A SpiceJet plane from Jaipur overshot the runway while landing at Mumbai airport amid heavy rain in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

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 Stranded passengers rest next to their luggage as they wait for their delayed flight after an airplane overshot the runway while landing due to heavy rains at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport in Mumbai on July 2, 2019. (Image: Reuters)

Stranded passengers rest next to their luggage as they wait for their delayed flight after an airplane overshot the runway while landing due to heavy rains at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport in Mumbai on July 2, 2019. (Image: Reuters)

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 A SpiceJet Boeing 737-800 airplane is seen after it overshot the runway while landing due to heavy rains at an airport in Mumbai. (Image: Reuters)

A SpiceJet Boeing 737-800 airplane is seen after it overshot the runway while landing due to heavy rains at an airport in Mumbai. (Image: Reuters)

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 A SpiceJet Boeing 737-800 airplane is seen after it overshot the runway while landing due to heavy rains at an airport in Mumbai. (Image: Reuters)

A SpiceJet Boeing 737-800 airplane is seen after it overshot the runway while landing due to heavy rains at an airport in Mumbai. (Image: Reuters)

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 A stranded passenger sleeps next to his luggage as he waits for the delayed flight after an airplane overshot the runway while landing due to heavy rains at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport in Mumbai. (Image: Reuters)

A stranded passenger sleeps next to his luggage as he waits for the delayed flight after an airplane overshot the runway while landing due to heavy rains at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport in Mumbai. (Image: Reuters)

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 A domestic flight that skidded off the main runway during heavy monsoon rains is seen at the Mumbai airport in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

A domestic flight that skidded off the main runway during heavy monsoon rains is seen at the Mumbai airport in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 A domestic flight that skidded off the main runway during heavy monsoon rains is seen at the Mumbai airport in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

A domestic flight that skidded off the main runway during heavy monsoon rains is seen at the Mumbai airport in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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