GoAir\'s Bengaluru-Phuket flight turns back mid-air

After landing safely, passengers were flown to destination in another aircraft

New Delhi: The airline GoAir said on Friday that its Bengaluru-Phuket flight made a precautionary turnback and returned to Bengaluru after the plane faced a mid-air "technical glitch".

"GoAir flight G8 041 from Bengaluru to Phuket with 173 passengers on board did a precautionary air turn back in the interest of safety due to a technical glitch. After turnback, the flight landed safely at Bengaluru airport," the airline's spokesperson said.

"The aircraft has since been changed and departed with the passengers for its destination at 1044 hours," the spokesperson added.

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