Sunday, March 21, 2021

Flyers panic over ‘turbulent’ flight to Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer: Passengers on a Jaisalmer-bound Spicejet flight from Ahmedabad were in for mid-air mayhem on Saturday when the plane couldn’t make a landing here due to a technical glitch.

After failing to land after three attempts, the pilot flew the plane back to Ahmedabad, where it landed safely.

The plane hovered around in the air for almost an hour, leading to panic among the passengers.

Many had to be consoled by flight attendants.

After two hours, with different pilots on the crew, the flight landed safely here in the evening.

According to information, Spicejet SG 3012 took off at 12.05pm from Ahmedabad and reached Jaisalmer at around 1pm.

The pilot tried to land the flight three times but could not succeed.

Due to technical reasons, the plane remained in the air for an hour.

Around 2pm, the flight returned to Ahmedabad and landed safely there at 2.40pm.

Around 2 hours later, it took off again and reached at 5.15pm.

One of the passengers, Mayank Bhatia, said the plane could not make a landing due to some glitch and many passengers were panic-stricken after the pilot attempted to make a landing thrice but in vain.

21/03/21 Times of India

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