New Delhi, Mar 14 (PTI) A Raipur-bound IndiGo plane carrying 112 passengers returned to Hyderabad soon after the take-off following a technical glitch, according to the airline.

The incident is being investigated by the airline’s flight safety team and aviation regulator DGCA.

In a statement, IndiGo said its flight 6E 334 from Hyderabad to Raipur after take-off experienced “a minor technical glitch/ over limit EGT (Exhaust Gas Temperature) with its engine 1”.

The aircraft was an A320-232.

After taking precautionary measures, the flight landed back at Hyderabad and passengers were flown in another aircraft.

In recent weeks, there have been quite a few incidents of planes, operated by some domestic carriers, facing engine issues.

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