Jet Airways flight loses cabin pressure, passengers suffer bleeding

Ear and nose bleeding

Ear and nose bleeding

A shocking incident took place after at least 30 passengers onboard a Jet Airways flight were started bleeding from nose and ears onboard a Jet Airways.

The Jet Airways flight with 166 passengers and five crew members was climbing towards at an altitude of 11,000ft when pressure began to drop.

The crew was reportedly taken off duty and a probe has been launched into the incident.

Jet Airways spokesperson told ANI, "The flight's cockpit crew has been taken off scheduled duties pending investigation".

Passengers tweeted about "horror in the air" after a Jet Airways flight was forced to return shortly after take-off from Mumbai today because of a sharp drop in cabin pressure, which caused headache and nose-bleed.

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The aviation regulator looked at the primary information available and decided that it could be a case of negligence on the part of the pilots since controlling cabin pressure control is part of check before operating a flight.

The carrier is among those struggling to make money in the Indian market, where competition has driven fares below cost. "The patients were brought in with bleeding and pain in the nose and ears", said Dr. Patankar.

Passengers posted footage on social media showing air masks hanging from the ceiling and claiming they were given no explanation by the crew for the conditions aboard the Boeing 737.

Some passengers even complained of headache due to low cabin pressure.

"The B737 aircraft, with 166 guests and 5 crew landed normally in Mumbai". Ministry of Civil Aviation has also taken cognisance of the incident and has requested DGCA to file its report immediately on the issue. All guests were deplaned safely and taken to the terminal. "The airline is making alternative flight arrangements for guests on this flight", the statement read further.

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