Mumbai: A SpiceJet flight landed back at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai a few moments after taking off on Thursday. The situation arose due to a technical glitch in the aircraft, reported ANI.
The Dubai-bound flight SG13 was delayed by four hours following the glitch. As of now, it is not clear as to how many passengers were on board plane at the time of incident. More details are awaited.
Earlier on January 6, a SpiceJet flight, carrying over 140 passengers along with crew members, made an emergency landing at Varanasi airport due to a technical snag on Sunday. All the people on-board were safe.
Boeing 737 Max, which took off from Hong Kong airport for Delhi, developed a snag in the left engine mid-air hours before landing at Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA). Due to the technical glitch, the plane had to make an emergency landing at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport in Varanasi at 10 AM.
In another incident, a Jodhpur-bound SpiceJet flight made an emergency landing at the Ahmedabad airport due to a cabin pressurisation problem on December 31.
The pilot of the flight SEJ2976, operating on Ahmedabad-Jodhpur route, reported cabin pressurisation issue, shortly after its take off from the city airport in the afternoon. The flight, carrying 83 persons including four crew members, departed from Ahmedabad at 3.09 PM for Jodhpur.