New Delhi: A GoAir flight made an emergency landing in Bengaluru airport due to a technical issue. Reports say the flight G8-283 was scheduled to fly from Bengaluru to Pune when its engine developed a snag mid-air. It was a close shave for the passengers who were on board the GoAir flight. Also Read - 3 Booked for Holding Dandiya Event in Pune Amid Covid-19 Pandemic
In a statement issued by the flight said that after the glitch, the flight was returned to Bengaluru as per the standard operating procedure. Also Read - Trolls Strike Again! Pune Woman Receives 40,000 Abusive Messages After She Shares Pictures of Her Interfaith Wedding to Support Tanishq
“Flight G8-283 BLR – PNQ suffered a technical glitch. As a standard operating procedure, the Captain returned back to Bengaluru. Post landing, all passengers were cared for and accommodated on alternate flights. GoAir sincerely regrets the inconvenience caused to its passengers. GoAir is committed to the highest degree of safety of passengers and its own crew members and the crew operated within the established guidelines to provide for safe travel,” the statement further read. Also Read - #VodafoneDown Trends on Twitter As Users in Maharashtra Complain of Lack of Connectivity, Vent With Memes
Reportedly, when the flight was midair, the pilots were informed of the vibration in an engine. The vibration led to the oil chip detection alarm. The engine was finally shut down while the plane was still mid-air.
In June, an Indigo airline had made an emergency landing at Kolkata airport after the pilot noticed a crack in the windshield of the aircraft. Reports say the Indigo flight was traveling to Banglore. All 178 passengers on board are reported to be safe.
A news agency ANI reported that at around 1015 hrs, IndiGo flight 6E345 Kolkata-Banglore with 178 Passengers on board, returned due to windshield crack. It landed safely at around 1034hrs.