Tue 18-07-2017 00:02 AM

Oman Air flight experiences technical problems, passengers evacuated safely

MUSCAT, 17th July, 2017 (WAM) -- Oman Air has issued a statement saying that its flight WY 283, a Boeing 737 – 800 flying from Muscat to Bangalore, experienced a technical glitch on takeoff and returned safely to its home base, Muscat. Thanks to the professionalism of the well trained crew, no further discomfort was experienced by the guests on board.

According to Oman News Agency, ONA, the flight took off from Muscat at 10:25 hrs local time with 154 passengers, three infants and six crew members on board. The guests and crew disembarked smoothly.

All passengers were accommodated on an alternate flight with the same flight number that took off at 15:00 hrs local time from Muscat.

 

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