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Passengers evacuated from Gulf Air flight after ‘incident’ landing in Kuwait

Bahrain-based Gulf Air said the cause of the incident was still unknown. (AFP/File)
Bahrain-based Gulf Air said the cause of the incident was still unknown. (AFP/File)
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06 Jul 2021 01:07:52 GMT9
06 Jul 2021 01:07:52 GMT9

Lama AlHamawi

RIYADH: A Gulf Air flight was evacuated after landing in Kuwait on Monday after a “a minor incident during landing.”

Flight GF215 left Bahrain International Airport at 11:55 a.m. for the short flight and landed in Kuwait at about 1:00 p.m.

During landing the aircraft initiated an emergency evacuation, Gulf Air said in a statement.

All 62 passengers and seven cabin crew were safely escorted off  the aircraft and into the airport.

None of  the passengers sustained any injured during the landing process.

-Gulf Air said: “Flight GF215 from Bahrain to Kuwait has been involved in a minor incident during landing and has safely evacuated all 62 passengers and 7 crew members and escorted them into the terminal.”

The cause of the incident is still unknown and Gulf Air is in the process of conducting an investigation with local authorities to determine what happened.

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