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Kolkata-Frankfurt Lufthansa flight makes emergency landing

A Kolkata-Frankfurt Lufthansa flight with 155 passengers on board, today morning made an emergency landing at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata following a technical snag in the engine of the aircraft.

kolkata Updated: Oct 20, 2010 07:43 IST

A Kolkata-Frankfurt Lufthansa flight with 155 passengers on board, on Tuesday morning made an emergency landing at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata following a technical snag in the engine of the aircraft.

The flight, LH 751 had taken off from the airport at 1:15 AM, but soon passengers reported smoke filling the cabin, after which the pilot decided to land, airport sources said.

The plane landed safely at 3:15 AM, they said.

The sources said that the aircraft had developed a 'critical engine error'.