Friday, April 13, 2012

SpiceJet flight makes precautionary landing at Mumbai airport

A Chennai-bound SpiceJet flight with 106 passengers on board made a precautionary landing here this morning after the pilot reported a technical snag in the aircraft.

The flight, SG-281, took off from Ahmedabad at 5:45am and landed safely at the Mumbai airport at 6:50am, the private airline said in a statement here.

"It was a precautionary landing and in order to avoid inconvenience to the passengers on board the Ahmedabad-Chennai flight, we pro-actively accommodated them in our other flight and on other airlines as well," the statement said.

The aircraft, which had a minor glitch, is now fully operational, it added.

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