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SpiceJet aircraft undershoots runway, pilots grounded
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SpiceJet aircraft undershoots runway, pilots grounded
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New Delhi, Dec 13 (TIWN) The Civil Aviation regulator has grounded two SpiceJet pilots, who operated the Bengaluru-Guwahati flight that undershot the runway, while landing at Guwahati airport.

The two pilots have been off-rostered pending investigation into the matter, a senior Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) official said on Saturday.  Accordingly, the incident took place on Friday, when the flight landed before the designated landing zone on the runway.  However, no passenger was hurt.  Besides, the aircraft also did not sustain any damage, whereas a few runway lights were hit during the landing.

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