A Mangaluru-bound Jet Airways flight with 65 passengers and four crew members on board on Wednesday returned to the airport here shortly after departure as smoke was deducted in the cabin.A full emergency was declared at the airport for priority landing of the flight 9W 2839 following which the runway was closed for operations at 10.20 AM and the aircraft landed safely, the Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) said.<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Taking to micro-blogging site, Jet Airways said, “The precautionary evacuation of the passengers and crew was carried out immediately on landing. All 64 passengers and four crew members are safe.”In a statement, Jet Airways said said, “Five guests were taken to the airport medical room for first aid. Other guests have been shifted to the airport lounge and are being cared for.””All checked-in and cabin baggage has been handed over to the guests, who will be accommodated on the next Jet Airways flight to Mangalore.”The Airline also said that the ATR aircraft has been shifted to the parking bay for further inspection by Jet Airways engineering team and DGCA has been informed about the incident.The staff inside the runway and the fire tenders were kept on stand by to avoid any untoward incidence.Runways resumed operations at 10.51 AM, the BIAL said.

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Jet Airways flight returns to Bengaluru after smoke in cabin; all passengers safe