Watch: Jet Airways midair flight scare as passengers fall sick, bleed


NEW DELHI: Taking note of Thursday’s Jet Airways incident, where several passengers onboard fell sick, Ministry of Civil Aviation ordered an inquiry report on it.

The Ministry requested the Directorate General of Civil Aviation to file its report immediately on the issue.

At least 30 passengers onboard a Jet Airways 9W 0697 Mumbai-Jaipur flight fell sick after the attending crew forgot to maintain cabin pressure. Several passengers suffered nasal and ear bleeding while others complained of headache.

The attending crew was immediately de-rostered. An investigation has been ordered into the incident.

“After we took off the AC malfunctioned, then air pressure system malfunctioned too and oxygen masks came out. Some of us experienced nose bleeding and headache,” said Darshak Hathi, a passenger onboard the flight. He also shared a video.

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