Bhopal, Jun 16: A Delhi-Jabalpur Zoom Air flight with 48 passengers on board made an emergency landing at Raja Bhoj Airport in Bhopal on Saturday afternoon. The plane had reportedly developed a technical glitch. All passengers are safe.
The flight from Delhi, operated by newly launched Zoom Air, landed at around 10.30 am after it developed some technical problem, Raja Bhoj Airport Director Anil Vikram said.
There were 48 passengers on board the plane, a CRJ series jet, and all were safe, he said. Denying that it was an emergency landing, Vikram said that the aircraft landed due to a technical problem.
Another Zoom Air plane landed here to take the passengers to Jabalpur, around 370km from Bhopal, he informed.
A Jabalpur-bound aircraft of a private airline with 48 passengers on-board made an unscheduled landing at the Raja Bhoj Airport here today due to a technical glitch, an official was quoted as saying in a PTI report.
Earlier in the day, news agency ANI had tweeted, “Delhi to Jabalpur Zoom Air flight made an emergency landing at Bhopal’s Raja Bhoj Airport due to a technical glitch. All passengers safe.”