Pilots forget to pressurise cabin, causing passengers to bleed

Pilots forget to pressurise cabin, causing passengers to bleed

Jet Airways flight returned back to Mumbai soon after it took off for Jaipur this morning as flight with 166 passengers had complaints of nose and ear-bleed and dizziness due to a drop in cabin pressure.

Over 30 Passengers on board complained of bleeding nose and ears while five of the passengers were diagnosed with "mild conductive deafness" which is caused due to a change in air pressure.

The pilots had forgotten to turn on a switch that controls a pressurisation system during the flight's ascent, the PTI news agency reported, quoting an official from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation regulator.

The flight immediately turned back and landed in Mumbai where the affected passengers, some of whom also complained of headaches, were offloaded and were treated by doctors at the airport.

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Earlier, the DGCA, in a statement, said that the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) has started an investigation into the matter.

"Flt return back to Mumbai after 45 mts". "All guests were deplaned safely and taken to the terminal".

The passengers on the flight reportedly wore oxygen masks in response to the mishap which has brought up a discussion concerning air safety in India.

The passengers also alleged that the airlines lack basic skills to take care of traumatised people and other issues that are mandatory before we take flight. As per initial information, few passengers had nose bleeding. Jet Airways "posted a loss of about $189 million for the April-June quarter", the wire service said. "The airline will continue to offer necessary medical care and attention to the concerned guests as required", the statement reads.

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