Wed, 07 July 2021
Gulf Air flight GF215 from Bahrain to Kuwait was involved in an incident during landing yesterday at Kuwait International Airport.
All 62 passengers and seven crew members were safely evacuated and passengers were assisted by Gulf Air. The incident occurred at approximately 1pm local time.
The Kingdom’s national carrier 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 apologise 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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