Passengers of a Bengaluru to New Delhi SpiceJet flight (SG8720) were left stranded for nearly eight hours at Nagpur airport after the aircraft they were travelling in made an “emergency” landing at 1.30 am on Saturday. As many as 153 passengers were put on to another aircraft this morning to fly to the national capital.
The flight, scheduled to depart at 10 pm on Friday, took off from Bangalore at 11.30 pm. It was supposed to land in the national capital by 12.45 am but made an emergency landing at 1.30 am in Nagpur.
All the passengers on board were forced to stay put in the aircraft carrier from 1.30 am till 5.30 am today. Airline officials informed the passengers that they did not operate out of Nagpur Airport and had no ground support.