Take a LOOK at: FedEx flight skids off runway at Mumbai airport

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Updated: June 3, 2020 at 9:10:39 pm


MIAL informed that the flights at the airport were suspended between 2: 30 am and 7 pm, as a result of the adverse weather conditions. (Representational Image Or YouTube)

A cargo plane belonging to one of the global courier services to giant, FedEx, slid off the runway during landing at Mumbai international airport on Wednesday.

Mumbai International Airport Ltd (MIAL), was quoted as saying by news agency PTI that the aircraft was towed away from the track, and there is no interruption in the race.

“Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport is a witness to a track day (Thursday), FedEx flight 5033 the arrival of the leela palace bangalore. The incident happened when the MD-11 aircraft landed on runway 14/32,” the MIAL statement said.

MIAL informed that the flights at the airport were suspended between 2: 30 am and 7 pm, as a result of the adverse weather conditions. “In view of the strong cross-winds, it has been decided that there will be no arrivals and departures will take place between 2.30 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Wednesday evening. The decision was taken after consultations with the Airports Authority of India,” the MAIL added.

Mumbai has been witness to turbulent and back again, in the past eight hours, ever since the Cyclone, Nisarga, an abutment on the Maharashtra coast in the afternoon. Cyclone, Nisarga, made landfall in the area of Maharashtra’s Raigad district at around 12.30 am on Wednesday.

As the storm crossed Alibag, an hour later, at about 1.30 pm, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The severe cyclonic storm is traveling at a speed of 20 km / h for the journey, with wind speeds ranging between 90-100 kmph, gusting to 110 kmph. “The upper part of the wall-cloud region, it is still over the sea, and the landing-place, and will be completed by the next hours,” the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in its 2.10 pm bulletin.

The storm is now 80 miles to the south-east of Mumbai. In the city, Thane and Raigad can expect winds ranging between 90-100 kmph, gusting to 110 kmph during the next three hours, after which it will gradually decrease.

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