Jet Airways passengers suffer nose, ear bleeding due to cabin pressure

Jet Airways passengers suffer nose, ear bleeding due to cabin pressure

Jet Airways spokesperson told ANI, "The flight's cockpit crew has been taken off scheduled duties pending investigation".

The flight turned back "due to loss in cabin pressure", according to a statement from the Indian global airline.

Oxygen bags deployed from above the seats.

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He said he and other passengers had since boarded another flight that was about to depart around 11.00 a.m. local time. "First aid was administered to guests who complained of bleeding nose etc". India's Ministry of Civil Aviation said in a Twitter post that 30 of the affected passengers have been treated for the bleeding, and asked the DGCA to file its report immediately.

All the passengers in flight were instructed to use the Emergency oxygen masks after the knowing that cabin pressure was lost.

Rapid decreases in air pressure cause air inside the middle ear and sinuses to escape the body in an attempt to equalise with the surrounding environment - usually experienced as a popping sensation. However, a blunder on this flight to Jaipur caused more than 30 passengers to suffer bleeding from their ears and noses. But you can at least count on the cabin crew to ensure the plane and the passengers are under safe control. I saw a passenger sitting next to me bleeding from nose, which was terrifying.

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The airline told Business Insider in a separate statement that the "5 guests who were referred to a hospital for additional medical check-up accompanied by the Jet Airways' Care team have since been released, post medical examination".

According to two senior pilots and regulatory officials, Thursday's incident could be due to human negligence as checking cabin pressure is part of standard checks carried out before operation of a flight. The flight landed safely.

A DGCA official said that the incident occurred after cabin pressure fell due to the fault of cockpit crew. The pressure was so high that we were covering our ears and holding the oxygen mask with our hands but it was still intolerable. The passengers also complained there was no water was served to them.

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