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Aviation Ministry seeks DGCA's report over Jet Airways incident

ANI | Updated: Sep 20, 2018 12:13 IST

Aviation Ministry seeks DGCA's report over Jet Airways incident .
New Delhi [India], Sep 20 (ANI):The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has sought a report from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation over the incident wherein loss of cabin pressure caused a scare on board Jet Airways flight 9W 697 earlier on Thursday .
Taking cognisance of the matter, the MoCA said that the crew members who were on duty for the particular flight are being de-rostered on account of the incident .
Earlier, the DGCA, in a statement, said that the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) has started an investigation into the matter .
The Jaipur-bound flight was turned back to Mumbai after several passengers suffered ear pain and nose-bleeds, during take-off due to loss in cabin air pressure .
Subsequently, Oxygen masks were deployed for the passengers on board .
The Mumbai-Jaipur flight with 166 passengers and five crew members on board landed safely in Mumbai and all the passengers were deplaned .
Of the 166 people who were on board, 30 were affected and have been given treatment .
The flight took off for Jaipur from Mumbai at 10 .15 am . (ANI)

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