Raipur-Mumbai Kingfisher makes emergency landing in Nagpur

November 3rd, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS  

Nagpur, Nov 3 (IANS) A Kingfisher Airlines flight (IT 3154) from Raipur made an emergency landing at the Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport here Monday to correct a mid-air technical snag, company officials said.”The aircraft safely landed at the airport at 12.35 p.m. after the pilot, who noticed an alert on the flight deck, obtained permission from the Air Traffic Control,” Prakash Mirpuri, the company’s senior general manager (corporate media relations), told IANS.

The flight had 158 passengers and six crew members on board.

“While the company engineers started rectifying the snag, a relief aircraft left Mumbai to ferry the guests from Nagpur to Mumbai,” Mirpuri said.

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