Jazeera Airways Kuwait-Hyderabad flight catches fire during landing at Hyderabad, no casualties reported

The engine of a Jazeera Airways plane, carrying 145 passengers from Kuwait to Hyderabad, caught fire during landing at Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at around 1:30 AM on Thursday.

As per reports, the flight J9 608 of Jazeera Airways made a successful landing despite the fire. The right side engine caught fire due to technical snag. The aircraft stopped at taxiway and fire tenders reached the spot immediately. The pilot switched off the engine after which the fire was brought under control.

All 145 passengers were evacuated safely.