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Hyderabad-bound GoAir flight returns to Delhi due to 'suspected technical glitch'

While the carrier did not mention exact reasons, A320 neos powered by Pratt & Whitney engines have been facing engine problems.

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New Delhi Updated on: October 26, 2018 18:56 IST
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Hyderabad-bound GoAir flight returns to Delhi due to midair engine problems

An A320 GoAir neo aircraft was hit by a ‘suspected technical glitch’ following which it returned to Delhi on Friday, the airline said. The Hyderabad-bound flight - G8 423, with 90 passengers on board, returned to the national capital and made a normal landing.

While the carrier did not mention exact reasons, A320 neos powered by Pratt & Whitney engines have been facing engine problems.

The airline stated suspected technical glitch in a statement.

"After normal landing, the passengers were accommodated in another aircraft through ramp to ramp transfer. Post inspection and investigation, the aircraft has been declared serviceable and operational," it said.

The plane had departed at 0720 hours and returned due to technical reasons as advised by ATC (Air Traffic Controller), said an airport official.

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