Thursday, December 28, 2017

Saudi aircraft snag affects 26 flights at Lucknow airport

Lucknow A snag in the front wheel of Saudi Arabian Airline around 1800 hrs on Wednesday threw air traffic out of gear at Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport here, affecting 26 flights.

The traffic at the airport was resumed after almost five and a half hours after the plane was towed away to the workshop area.
The Lucknow-Riyadh flight SVA 894 was hit by a glitch in the front wheel due to which it had to be aborted even though it had already taxied on to the runway.
Passengers had to be deplaned on the tarmac and transported to the terminal building.
28/12/17 UNI