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Protests over unscheduled landing of Go Air flight in Patna

patna Updated: Oct 22, 2010 16:03 IST

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A Go Air flight from Lucknow to New Delhi made an unscheduled landing at the Jayaprakash Narayan International Airport in Patna this morning triggering protests by passengers, airport authorities said.

The flight, landed at Patna at 9 am for accomodating passengers from Patna to Delhi, was stranded here for more than one and a half hours because of non-clearence from the Air Traffic Control because of poor visibility, the sources said.

While some passengers claimed they were asked to disembark and allow the flight to take haj pilgrims to Delhi, authorities said no passenger was asked to disembark.

The pasengers, however, lodged protests for the unscheduled landing as many complained that they had missed their connecting flights to other destinations from Delhi, the sources said.

The flight left for Delhi at around 11.20 am, they said.

They denied that the flight made an emergency landing because of operational reasons.