Chennai-bound Indian flight forced to return after take-off

November 22nd, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS  

Siliguri (West Bengal), Nov 22 (IANS) Around 130 passengers of an Indian flight from Bagdogra to Chennai had a narrow escape when the aircraft developed a mechanical snag minutes after taking off Saturday. The flight that took off at 10.27 a.m. returned to Bagdogra at 10.40 a.m., anti-hijacking police inspector R. Murmu said.

In Kolkata, an Indian spokesman said the flight had developed a “suspected snag in its landing gear”.

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