New Delhi: In a mid-air scare, an IndiGo flight had to be diverted due to oil leakage. Singapore bound IndiGo flight was diverted to Nagpur due to oil leakage in the aircraft on January 1.

In a statement, IndiGo confirmed the incident, asserting that the aircraft has been sent for technical inspection.

“Flight 6E 19, from Mumbai to Singapore had to be diverted to Nagpur due to a suspected oil leak. The aircraft is currently undergoing technical inspection”, the airline said confirming the incident.

The passengers were thereafter sent to their destination after a new aircraft was arranged.

“An alternate aircraft was arranged to accommodate the passengers and it took off with a delay of over five hours. We regret the inconvenience caused to our passengers.” IndiGo said.