Successful emergency landing avoids air tragedy

A Delhi-bound flight carrying nearly 200 passengers avoided a major air tragedy and made a successful emergency landing at the Dabolim airport of Goa. As soon as the Indigo flight 6E-336 took off from Goa, the pilot detected a major failure in its engine. Succeeding this detection, the flight was turned around to the Dabolim airport.

“An IndiGo flight 6E 336 (CEO VT-IHC) operating from Goa to Delhi on 29 September 2019 returned to Goa airport due to technical issues in NR 1 engine. As per the laid down SOPs, our pilot landed the aircraft in Goa for inspection. All the passengers were accommodated on other flights to Delhi,” the airline said in a statement.

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