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Singapore Airlines plane makes emergency landing at Delhi airport

A Singapore Airlines plane, carrying 228 people, Wednesday made an emergency landing at the airport in the national capital after suffering a glitch with its nose wheel, an official said.  

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New Delhi Published on: May 08, 2019 22:02 IST
Singapore Airlines plane makes emergency landing at Delhi

Singapore Airlines plane makes emergency landing at Delhi airport

A Singapore Airlines plane, carrying 228 people, Wednesday made an emergency landing at the airport in the national capital after suffering a glitch with its nose wheel, an official said.

The aircraft -- A380-800 -- from Singapore suffered some problem with its nose wheel and was towed away to the terminal, according to a passenger onboard.

The official said full emergency was declared for SG 406 Singapore-Delhi flight having 228 people on board and the plane landed safely.

According to the passenger, there was apparently "loss of steering capacity" for the plane, which also aborted landing once. The plane made a hard landing and stopped on the runway, he added.

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