Two SpiceJet Boeing flights suffer mid-air glitches, pilots terminate journeys

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 11 May 2019, 02:06 PM
A SpiceJet spokesperson confirmed the return of its Chennai flight to Mumbai due to a “technical” issue
A SpiceJet spokesperson confirmed the return of its Chennai flight to Mumbai due to a “technical” issue

Two of the SpiceJet’s Boeing passenger planes on Saturday one from Mumbai and other from Bengaluru-suffered mid-air technical glitches. Pilots of the plane terminated their journeys with one flight landing back in Mumbai and second diverted to Nagpur Saturday. SpiceJet flight SG-611, which departed from Mumbai’s Chhatrapapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport for Chennai around 7.30 am, returned to the city airport due to a mid-air technical glitch after being airborne for about 16 minutes, PTI quoted a source as saying.

A SpiceJet spokesperson confirmed the return of its Chennai flight to Mumbai due to a "technical" issue.

"The aircraft has already departed back for its destination around 10 am after the the engineers rectified the glitch,” the spokesperson said.

First Published: Saturday, May 11, 2019 02:05 PM
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