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Smoke in cockpit grounds Sahara plane in Delhi

india Updated: Sep 07, 2006 23:07 IST

An Air Sahara aircraft carrying 175 passengers on Thursday, made an emergency but safe landing at the Indira Gandhi airport when the pilot detected smoke in the cockpit.

The plane was on its way to the national capital from Kochi via Hyderabad, airport sources said.

They said as the plane was approaching Delhi, the pilot informed the Air Traffic Control requesting for an emergency landing and all necessary steps were put in place. The plane landed at 2050 hrs safely, the sources added.

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