Aircraft carrying Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami returns to Chennai following technical snag

Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami was scheduled to travel to Kanyakumari from Tuticorin to attend a government event where Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be present.
According to airport officials, the pilot of the aircraft detected the technical snag and returned to Chennai.(PTI)
According to airport officials, the pilot of the aircraft detected the technical snag and returned to Chennai.(PTI)
Published on Mar 01, 2019 11:24 AM IST
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Chennai | ByPress Trust of India

A Tuticorin-bound private aircraft carrying Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami returned here Friday following a “technical snag,” airport officials said.

Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami was scheduled to travel to Kanyakumari from Tuticorin to attend a government event where Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be present.

According to airport officials, the pilot of the aircraft detected the technical snag and returned to Chennai.

The chief minister later travelled to Madurai by a different aircraft, they said.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

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