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Air Deccan plane makes emergency landing

An Air Deccan plane from Jamshedpur on Friday landed in emergency conditions at NSC Bose International airport in Kolkata after one of its engines developed a technical problem and shut down mid-air.

kolkata Updated: Dec 24, 2010 17:36 IST

An Air Deccan plane from Jamshedpur on Friday landed in emergency conditions at NSC Bose International airport in Kolkata after one of its engines developed a technical problem and shut down mid-air.

All 17 people on board the aircraft are safe, airport sources said.

The pilot of the Jamshedpur-Kolkata flight contacted Air Traffic Control of Kolkata airport after one of its two engines shut down mid-air, they said.

All preparations were made and the flight landed safely at 1pm.

The small aircraft of the low-cost carrier shuttles between Kolkata and Jamshedpur daily, officials said.