All 57 passengers aboard the ATR 72 flight of Jet Airways arrived safely in Bhopal from Delhi at about 10.45am on Thursday.
The instrument panel of the aircraft had displayed a 'fire alarm' sign when the plane was about to take off from Delhi on Thursday morning after which the flight was aborted. The passengers were flown to Bhopal in a replacement aircraft.
Sources said the Jet Airways flight 9W 2654 was ready for take-off at about 5.45am when the pilot noticed a 'fire alarm' sign on the instrument panel suggesting a fire in the right engine. The pilot then took the aircraft back to the terminal and the passengers were asked to deplane.
A replacement aircraft was organised by Jet Airways and the flight took off from Delhi at about 8.50am and arrived in Bhopal at 10.45am.