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Spicejet almost forgets 40 passengers

The crew members of the flight did not even removed the luggage of those 40 passengers before taxing

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Publish Date: May 17 2016 3:56PM | Updated Date: May 17 2016 4:11PM

Spicejet almost forgets 40 passengers

Nobody would have expected such a blunder from a renowned and trustworthy domestic airline Spicejet. But Spicejet flight SG 154 had almost forgot to take more than 40 passangers who were headed for Mumbai from Kochi. 

 

The incident took place on Monday’s night at approximately 8pm.  Actually, the coach was carrying almost 40 passengers who remained on a same point for more than 20 minutes because of heavy rainfall.  

 

During the time the passengers could see the silhouette of a Boeing 737 moving towards the runway. Fearing that it was their flight that was about to take off, some passengers started panicking and enquiring with the coach driver.

 

It was only after sometime when the coach moved towards a smaller plane which was not going to Mumbai, the crew members realized their mistake and started to make calls in order to stop the flight. Once the captain was informed, the flight returned to the parking spot almost after 30 minutes.

 

This caused a delay of over 75 minutes. With other formalities going underway, there was an overall delay of almost 2 hours. 

 

This was not it. The crew members of the flight did not removed the luggage of those 40 passengers before taxing. This was a huge blunder on security side. The airline is yet to issue a statement about security breach.