SpiceJet flight took off from Patna on Wednesday. At an altitude of 30 thousand feet, the oxygen pressure suddenly dropped in the flight, causing panic among the passengers. 170 people on board the flight fell into breath. There was chaos throughout the flight. It was learned that the air pressure maintenance system of the SpiceJet aircraft had failed, causing a drop in oxygen pressure.
However, due to the smartness of the pilot and crew and the promptness of the ground staff, 170 passengers narrowly escaped and all reached their destination safely.
The investigation of the matter has been started. The airline will send the investigation report to the DGCA. The Patna Airport Administration will also share the full details of the incident with the officials of the Airport Authority of India.
Airport sources said that at 10.10 am, the pilot sent a request message to ATC for the emergency landing of this SpiceJet aircraft. After this the flight was landed 15 minutes before the scheduled time. The accident was averted by intelligence.
After the investigation done so far, airport sources said that the situation of lack of oxygen pressure remained in the flight for about 12 minutes. One passenger Prasoon Kumar tweeted, ‘Oxygen pressure in the aircraft was disrupted for about 12 minutes at an altitude of 30 thousand feet.’ A team of engineers and technicians was called from Delhi on Wednesday afternoon to repair the bad flight pressure system. It is being told that the flight is fine now.