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SpiceJet flight from Delhi to Dubai diverted to Karachi after developing technical fault

According to DGCA officials, SpiceJet’s Delhi-Dubai flight was diverted to Karachi due to fuel indicator malfunction

Nivedita Dash Edited By: Nivedita Dash New Delhi Updated on: July 05, 2022 16:25 IST
SpiceJet Flight makes emergency landing in Karachi
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SpiceJet Flight makes emergency landing in Karachi

A SpiceJet SG-11 flight from Delhi to Dubai on Tuesday was diverted to Karachi (Pakistan) after developing a technical fault. All passengers on board are safe. DGCA has ordered a probe into the reported glitch.

According to the airline spokesperson, "SpiceJet B737 aircraft operating flight SG-11 (Delhi-Dubai) was diverted to Karachi due to an indicator light malfunctioning. The aircraft landed safely in Karachi and passengers were safely disembarked."

SpiceJet spokesperson added, "No emergency was declared & aircraft made a normal landing. There was no earlier report of any malfunction with the aircraft. Passengers have been served refreshments. A replacement aircraft is being sent to Karachi that will take the passengers to Dubai."

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Recent emergency landings

Earlier on June 19, a Delhi-bound SpiceJet flight carrying 185 passengers had to make emergency landing at Patna airport after fire was spotted in one of its engines minutes after takeoff. Reports said a bird hit caused the fire. 

Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has initiated investigation concerning all the incidents. 

On May 20, an A320neo plane of Tata Group-run Air India returned to the Mumbai airport just 27 minutes after take off as one of its engines shut down mid-air due to a technical issue

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