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Oman Air plane makes emergency landing in Goa after engine failure

The flight had left the Muscat airport at 2.55 pm for Goa and the emergency landing took place at 7:40 pm.

india Updated: Oct 14, 2017 22:54 IST
An idle runway at Solberg-Hunterdon Airport in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey.
An idle runway at Solberg-Hunterdon Airport in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey.(AP File Photo/Representative image)

An Oman Air plane with 63 people on board made an emergency landing at the Goa airport on Saturday after one of its engines failed, an airport official said.

The flight had left the Muscat airport at 2.55 pm for Goa, the official said.

The pilot informed the Goa airport about the emergency landing and the flight touched down without incident at 7.40 pm, he said.

“There was an emergency landing of Oman Air flight on Saturday. It is a daily flight and one engine had failed. The pilot had informed the ground staff and all measures were in place,” said Goa airport director B C H Negi said.