At least 12 passengers were injured after a SpiceJet flight traveling from Mumbai to Durgapur on Sunday faced severe turbulence, said an airline spokesperson.
However, the flight landed safely at Durgapur airport. Immediate medical assistance was provided upon arrival in Durgapur, said the spokesperson.
In a statement, the airline said, "SpiceJet expresses its regret at this unfortunate incident and is providing all possible medical help to the injured."
Reacting to the unfortunate incident, newly elected TMC MLA Babul Supriyo said, "Extremely distressed to hear this. Relieved there isn't any fatality and severely injured passengers have been taken to the hospital."