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West Bengal: SpiceJet flight caught in storm while landing at Durgapur airport, 40 passengers injured

West Bengal: SpiceJet flight caught in storm while landing at Durgapur airport, 40 passengers injured

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Durgapur: A SpiceJet aircraft got stuck in a storm during landing in Durgapur, West Bengal on Sunday. At least 40 passengers are also reported to have been injured in the accident. The accident happened when a SpiceJet plane was trying to land at the Kazi Nazrul Islam airport in Durgapur, West Bengal.

At least 10 of the 40 passengers on board the plane suffered serious injuries. The injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital. Investigations are on to find out how the plane got stuck in the storm. Hospital officials said the condition of ten passengers was critical but they were out of danger. Due to the storm, the plane started diving in the air.
While taking a dive, the luggage in the cabin of the plane fell on the passengers. In an official statement, SpiceJet said its Boeing B737 aircraft operating flight SG-945 from Mumbai to Durgapur encountered serious danger while landing, which unfortunately resulted in injuries to some passengers. SpiceJet has expressed regret over the unfortunate incident and said that all possible help is being provided to the injured.

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