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Patna-bound flight from Delhi returns to national capital after encountering technical snag

G8-131 was scheduled to reach Patna at around 1.50 pm. Now passengers are being sent to Patna by another flight from Delhi.

Reported By : Nitish Chandra Edited By : Shashwat Bhandari | New Delhi
Updated on: July 06, 2022 0:08 IST
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Highlights

  • Delhi to Patna Go First airline flight had to return to the national capital
  • The flight couldn't land in Patna and had to return to Delhi
  • Several incidents of technical snags in flights have surfaced in the past few days

Patna-bound Go First airlines flight G8-131 from Delhi had to return back to the national capital on Tuesday after it developed some technical snag.

The flight didn't land in Patna and was sent back to Delhi where it made a safe landing.

The Patna-bound number was scheduled to land at 2 pm. It took off from New Delhi at the scheduled time and reached Patna but the pilot refused to land and returned to Delhi. The flight landed safely in Delhi.

Following the incident, the family members of the passengers who were arriving at Patna airport were shocked and went to the counter of GoAir.

Airline officials said that the flight was having technical glitches that arose during the takeoff at Delhi airport, and came on as pilots probably thought that the issues would be rectified. As it was not the case, the pilot refused to land in Patna airport and returned to Delhi.

The airline arranged another plane for the passengers who finally reached Patna airport at 6 pm.

Two SpiceJet planes had made emergency landings at Patna airport last month.

(With inputs from IANS)

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