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Oman Air flight from Bengaluru evacuated in Muscat after smoke

As a precautionary measure and in accordance with safety procedures, the captain initiated an emergency evacuation.

TAS News Service
March 4, 2020 5:01 am


MUSCAT: National airline Oman Air conducted an emergency evacuation on a flight from Bengaluru to Muscat after a smoke indication upon landing. 

In a statement issued, the airline said its flight WY 284 operating from Bengaluru to Muscat was evacuated upon landing after a smoke indication while arriving on stand at Muscat International Airport on Tuesday. 

As a precautionary measure and in accordance with safety procedures, the captain initiated an emergency evacuation.

“All passengers and crew on this flight disembarked the plane safely and were transported back to the terminal building for their onward journey,” the statement said. 

Oman Air apologised for any inconvenience this may have caused to passengers.

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