Saturday, November 10, 2018

Guwahati-bound IndiGo flight makes emergency landing, passengers safe

New Delhi: A Guwahati-bound IndiGo aircraft with 76 passengers on board made an emergency landing within a few minutes of take-off after smoke was reported from the plane's cargo hold.

"The aircraft made a safe landing at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport here around 8.30 pm, 15 minutes after take-off," PTI reported.

The pilot had informed the air traffic control (ATC) soon after the smoke alarm went off in the cockpit, according to an Airports Authority of India (AAI) official.

Few days back, two IndiGo planes averted a mid-air collision at the border airspace of India and Bangladesh.