Indians Stranded In Brussels Return Home


New Delhi: A Jet Airways aircraft carrying 242 passengers including 28 crew members, who were stranded in Belgian capital Brussels following the deadly terror attacks on airport and metro station on Tuesday, arrived here from Amsterdam on Friday morning, reported ANI.

The flight landed at the Indira Gandhi airport here at around 5:30am, a Jet Airways spokesperson said.

The flight had 214 passengers and 28 crew members, the spokesperson said.

“A big welcome to our guests! Flight 9W 1229 from Amsterdam has landed at Delhi,” Jet Airways tweeted on Friday morning.

Jet Airways flight 9w1229 from Amsterdam to Delhi and then onwards to Mumbai had departed from Amsterdam at 1654 hours local time on Thursday after the airline combined its Mumbai flight with it.

The airline had on Thursday announced to fly three flights, one each to Mumbai, Delhi and Toronto from Amsterdam to fly its passengers, who were stuck in Brussels due to the deadly terror attack on the airport and metro station in the Belgian capital on Tuesday.

However, the airline cancelled Mumbai flight due to a snag in the aircraft and combined it with Delhi flight.

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