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Plane passengers bled from their noses, ears on Jet Airways flight

Plane passengers bled from their noses, ears on Jet Airways flight”

"Thirty out of 166 passengers experienced nose and ear bleeding [and] some also complained of headache", an official with India's Directorate General of Civil Aviation said, according to the Hindustan Times.

Preliminary information also revealed that the Boeing 737 aircraft had climbed upto 10,000 feet and was close to Surat when pilots made a decision to return to Mumbai after the incident on Thursday.

India's Ministry of Civil Aviation said in a tweet it had sought an "immediate report" from official agencies.

All the affected passengers are being attended to by the doctors at the airport.

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MoCA has taken cognizance of the incident in flight 9W 697 earlier today and has requested DGCA to file its report immediately on the issue.

Videos from the flight posted online showed passengers wearing oxygen masks, which automatically deploy if there is a drop in pressure. All guests were deplaned safely.

The flight crew "has been taken off scheduled duties pending investigation", the company said in a statement. "First aid was administered to guests who complained of bleeding nose etc".

The Jet Airways flight to Jaipur had to turn back as the alarming symptoms became apparent, the airline said, with one traveller describing "panic" on board.

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On August 25, a Jet Airways Boeing 777 flight which was taxiing for take off for London from Delhi reportedly came to a sudden halt as the pilot did not have the ATC clearance.

"I saw many people having nose bleeds", passenger Joel D'Souza told CNN.

"The airline is making alternative flight arrangements for guests on its flight", the statement added. Jet Airways "posted a loss of about $189 million for the April-June quarter", the wire service said.

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