Guwahati-bound IndiGo flight with 76 passengers makes emergency landing in Kolkata

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 09 November 2018, 11:55 PM
Guwahati-bound IndiGo flight with 76 passengers makes emergency landing in Kolkata (Photo- Twitter)
Guwahati-bound IndiGo flight with 76 passengers makes emergency landing in Kolkata (Photo- Twitter)

A Kolkata-Guwahati IndiGo flight with 76 passengers and six crew on board made an emergency landing soon after it took-off from the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport on Friday, an official said.

“The aircraft made a safe landing at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport here around 8.30 pm, 15 minutes after take-off,” the Airports Authority of India (AAI) official said.

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The low-budget carrier IndiGo flight 6e573 returned back to Kolkata airport after a smoke detected and some technical fault, it said.

The pilot had informed the air traffic control (ATC) soon after the smoke alarm went off in the cockpit, the official said.

(With PTI inputs)

First Published: Friday, November 09, 2018 11:55 PM
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