Karipur-Jeddah flight makes emergency landing at Taif airport in Saudi
Taif: A SpiceJet flight from Kozhikode to Jeddah made an emergency landing at Taif airport due to technical snag. The flight carrying 184 passengers landed at Taif international airport on Sunday around 8.40 am.
Among the passengers 101 were Umrah pilgrims. Others were returning to Jeddah after spending holidays in Kerala.
Passengers in the flight were taken outside the airport after immigration clearance.
Umrah pilgrims were taken to Mecca via bus around 5 pm from Taif airport. Bus service was arranged for other passengers to Jeddah.
Kerala-based social activists helped the passengers reach their destinations.