Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Kochi-Mumbai GoAir flight makes emergency landing in Goa

A Kochi-Mumbai GoAir flight with 166 passengers on board today made an emergency landing in Goa due to an "engine-related issue", sources said.

The Airbus A320 Neo plane, powered by a Pratt & Whitney engine, landed with a thud at Goa's Bambolin airport around 9.10 pm. All the passengers are safe, they said.

An airline spokesperson said, "GoAir flight G8345 (Kochi-Mumbai) was diverted to Goa due to a technical snag."

"All the 166 passengers have been deplaned. We are making arrangements for their boarding and further travel. The matter is under investigation," the spokesperson said.

The commander of the GoAir flight G8 345 sought an emergency landing in Goa due to a technical snag, a passenger said.

On landing at Goa, it became clear that it was an engine issue, he added.
A Kochi-Mumbai GoAir flight with 166 passengers on board today made an emergency landing in Goa due to an "engine-related issue", sources said.

The Airbus A320 Neo plane, powered by a Pratt & Whitney engine, landed with a thud at Goa's Bambolin airport around 9.10 pm. All the passengers are safe, they said.

An airline spokesperson said, "GoAir flight G8345 (Kochi-Mumbai) was diverted to Goa due to a technical snag."

"All the 166 passengers have been deplaned. We are making arrangements for their boarding and further travel. The matter is under investigation," the spokesperson said.

The commander of the GoAir flight G8 345 sought an emergency landing in Goa due to a technical snag, a passenger said.
30/08/17 Business Standard

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