Technical snag forces Sonia Gandhi’’s plane to land in BangaloreSeptember 4th, 2008 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Sept.4 (ANI): A private aircraft carrying Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday made an emergency landing at the airport in Bangalore following a technical problem.
Gandhi and Chidambaram were flying in a Falcon aircraft to Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, sources at the Bengaluru International Airport said.
Gandhi is scheduled to address a public meeting at Erode later on Thursday evening.
An aircraft from the state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited was sent to the airport for taking them to Coimbatore, they said. (ANI)