Published On : Sat, Nov 27th, 2021

Bangalore-Patna flight makes emergency landing at Nagpur Airport after pilot detects smoke from engine

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Nagpur: A Bangalore-Patna Go Air flight made an emergency landing at Nagpur Airport on Saturday morning, after the pilot reportedly detected smoke emitting from Engine No. 2. A total 139 passengers who boarded the flight besides, the crew members were rescued safely.

Speaking to Nagpur Today, Senior Airport Director Abid Ruhi said that, “The pilot reportedly detected smoke emitting from Engine No 2 of the flight. Prima facie he thought the engine fought fire and decided to halt at Nagpur Airport. However, no fire was found in the engine,” said Ruhi.

“In the meantime, the staff of Nagpur Airport, Nagpur Police and officials of Fire Department rushed to spot and rescued all the passengers to safety” he added.