Sunday, March 10, 2019

Problem with landing gear, Go Air Delhi flight carries out an emergency landing in Mumbai

Mumbai: A Go Air flight to Delhi declared an emergency after it developed a problem with it's landing gear after take off from Mumbai on Saturday night.
Go Air flight no 341, with 174 passengers and with crew members on board departed Mumbai at 9 pm. However after the aircraft climbed to about 9,000 feet the pilots detected s problem with the aircraft undercarriage, said a source adding it's likely that the wheels couldn't be retracted. It was decided to divert the aircraft and land back in Mumbai.
A full emergency was declared around 9.25 pm and fire brigade and ambulances were positioned in preparation for the landing. The aircraft circled over north western Maharashtra dumping fuel for close to an hour, before it landed safely at 10.30 pm on the main runway.
10/03/19 Manju V/Times of India
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