Russian passenger plane makes emergency landing at IGI airport, all 354 passengers safe

07 April 2018, 08:50 PM
The Russian passenger plane, RL772, landed at Runway No. 11 at the IGI airport under full emergency protocol.
The Russian passenger plane, RL772, landed at Runway No. 11 at the IGI airport under full emergency protocol.

A Russian passenger plane with at least 345 passengers on board made an emergency landing at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) in New Delhi after it suffered a technical snag.

According to official of IGI officials all 354 passengers and crew members onboard were safe.

The Russian passenger plane, RL772, landed at Runway No. 11 at the IGI airport under full emergency protocol at 6:08 pm.

“All standard operating procedures were put into action during the emergency landing. The Russian plane landed at the IGI airport at 6:10 pm," an airport spokesperson said.

The Russian passenger plane, RL772, was on its way to Yekaterinburg — fourth largest city in Russia — from Vietnam’s Phu Quoc.

First Published: Saturday, April 07, 2018 07:33 PM
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