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SpiceJet flight from Jeddah makes emergency landing at Cochin airport

An official from the airport informed that hydraulic failure was the reason for the emergency landing.

Statesman News Service | Thiruvananthapuram |

A Kozhikode bound SpiceJet flight from Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah with 197 passengers and six crew members made an emergency landing at Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) on Friday evening

An official from the airport informed that hydraulic failure was the reason for the emergency landing.

“Full emergency was declared at Kochi airport at 18:29 hours. The flight landed safely at 19.19 hours on the runway after an emergency landing situation,” the airport spokesperson said.

After landing the flight safely, the emergency status was withdrawn, added the airport spokesperson