Bhopal-bound Jet flight aborted after fire alarm

A fire alarm in a Jet Airways flight from here to Bhopal caused a scare as it was about to take off early Thursday.

PTI| Updated: Aug 14, 2014, 09:21 AM IST

New Delhi: A fire alarm in a Jet Airways flight from here to Bhopal caused a scare as it was about to take off early Thursday.

No one among over the 70 people on board were injured in the incident that took place around 0545 hrs, airport sources said.

The ATR 72 turbo prop aircraft, operating flight 9W 2654, abandoned take off after the pilots saw the alarm on the cockpit flight panel.

The aircraft returned to the bay where the passengers were de-planed. They were later taken to their destination by another aircraft, the sources said.