A Learjet 45 aircraft carrying eight people veered off the runway at Mumbai airport during landing due to heavy rains.
The private plane belongs to VSR Ventures and was arriving from Vizag. Fortunately, there have been no reported casualties at this time, according to an aviation ministry official.
The Learjet 45 aircraft, registered as VT-DBL and operated by VSR Ventures, experienced a runway excursion during its landing on runway 27 at Mumbai Airport on September 14. The incident occurred in heavy rain, with visibility at 700 meters. There were a total of 6 passengers and 2 crew members on board. Fortunately, despite the runway excursion, operations at Mumbai airport have not been halted, and all arrivals and departures are proceeding as scheduled, according to a Mumbai airport official.
On September 14, 2023, a Learjet 45 aircraft with eight people on board, including two crew members, veered off the runway at Mumbai airport during its landing amid heavy rains. The aircraft, with the registration VT-DBL and operated by VSR Ventures, was conducting a flight from Vishakhapatnam to Mumbai. The accident occurred near Runway 27, and three individuals are reported to have been injured. Visibility was limited to 700 meters due to the heavy rain, according to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). The aircraft is said to be owned by the infrastructure company Dilip Buildcon.