Gulf Air safely evacuates flight GF215 at Kuwait International Airport

Gulf Air flight GF215 from Bahrain to Kuwait was involved in an incident during landing today at Kuwait International Airport.


All 62 passengers and seven crew members were safely evacuated and passengers were assisted by Gulf Air at Kuwait International Airport.


Gulf Air has launched an investigation into the incident. The evacuation was activated as a precautionary measure, the company said.


“Earlier today, our crew safely conducted a full evacuation of our aircraft in Kuwait,” Gulf Air’s Acting Chief Executive Officer Captain Waleed Abdulhameed AlAlawi said.


“Maintaining safe operations is a top priority at Gulf Air and we are working with the relevant authorities and our stakeholders to establish the cause of this incident. We apologize for any inconvenience caused to our esteemed passengers and we are making arrangements to ensure that their journey continues with minimum disruption.”




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