The incident reportedly sent panic among passengers and a female passenger was taken ill due to smoke.
The first tranche of Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) payment has been received by the airline, the second is expected shortly.
Pioneer of the regional connectivity scheme, SpiceJet is the country's largest regional player helping connect the remotest parts of the country by air.
During these eight weeks, the airline would be subjected to "enhanced surveillance" by the DGCA.
It has given three weeks to SpiceJet to respond as to why action should not be taken against it.
In the last two weeks, two SpiceJet flights faced different technical problems.
This is fifth such incident on SpiceJet aircraft in two weeks. Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation is investigating all the five incidents.
As per reports, several passengers said they were left waiting at the airport or stranded inside the plane with no updates from the airline.
The injured passengers have been taken to hospital.
SpiceJet is the only Indian airline that has the Max aircraft in its fleet.
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