An IndiGo flight from Patna to Delhi carrying 181 passengers and eight crew members was compelled to make an emergency touchdown simply minutes after take-off round 8:45am from Jaya Prakash Narayan Worldwide airport following a snag in one in every of its two engines, airport officers mentioned on Friday. All passengers are protected.
“Three minutes after departure, the IndiGo flight from Patna to Delhi reported that one engine was not working. The plane landed again safely at 9:11am,” Patna airport director Anchal Prakash mentioned.
“In accordance with info obtained from IndiGo, the airline accommodated all passengers on a separate flight. All operations are regular on the airport,” Prakash mentioned.
Quickly after take-off, the flight captain knowledgeable the Patna air visitors management (ATC) about an engine failure. The ATC sounded an alert for emergency touchdown on excessive precedence.
Two crash hearth tenders had lined up alongside the aspect of the runway, and an ambulance was additionally saved on standby in the course of the emergency touchdown, one other airport official mentioned.