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Glitch forces IndiGo plane to make precautionary landing

PTI | DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Jul 9, 2016, 9:14 pm IST
Updated Jul 9, 2016, 9:14 pm IST
During local standby, all aerodrome emergency services are brought to a state of readiness. (Representational image)
 During local standby, all aerodrome emergency services are brought to a state of readiness. (Representational image)

New Delhi: An IndiGo plane, carrying 180 passengers and six crew members, from Bengaluru made a precautionary landing at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here today due to a glitch.

All passengers and crew members landed safely, airport sources said. According to THE sources, local standby was declared for IndiGo flight 6E-106 arriving from Bengaluru at 1201 hours after the pilot reported a technical fault in the Airbus 320 aircraft to the Delhi ATC.

As part of the procedure, all the duty personnel and airport security ground staff were deployed to deal with any eventuality on its landing.

The aircraft, however, landed safely on runway 28/10 and there was no harm to any person onboard, they said, adding local standby was withdrawn at 1220 hours.

During local standby, all aerodrome emergency services are brought to a state of readiness.

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Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi




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