Vistara Flight Carrying 146 Passengers Makes Emergency Landing At Delhi Airport


An Amritsar-bound Vistara flight made an emergency landing at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport on Thursday morning due to a technical snag in the aircraft.

There were 146 passengers on the flight when it took off from the Indira Gandhi International Airport for Amritsar.

Soon after taking off, the pilot detected the snag, following which he immediately contacted the airport authorities.

A senior police official said they received a call regarding the emergency landing at 10:15 am on Thursday.


The emergency was sounded at runway number 28 of terminal number 2 which is bound for domestic flights.

Teams of police and fire brigade officials were also pressed into service.

Officials of the fire department said six fire engines were rushed to the Indira Gandhi International Airport after receiving the information regarding the emergency landing.

The flight landed safely and “no one was hurt in the incident”, the official said.


(Source: India Today, not edited by travelobiz staff)

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