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08 May 2019 | 04:06 AM UTC

India: Plane overruns runway at Mumbai airport (BOM) May 7

India News Alert

Military aircraft overruns runway at Mumbai’s airport (BOM) on May 7; one runway closed and flight disruptions possible on May 8

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/7/2019, 12:00 AM until 5/8/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kolkata). COUNTRY/REGION Mumbai International Airport (BOM)

Event

A military aircraft overran a runway at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (BOM) on Tuesday (evening), May 7. The plane slid off Runway 27 around 23:39 (local time) on Tuesday and prompted authorities to close the runway, one of four used at BOM. According to local media sources, the runway remains closed as of 09:00 on Wednesday, May 8. Flight delays are likely in the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals flying through BOM are advised to monitor the situation, maintain flexible itineraries, and anticipate flight disruptions.

 

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