Alliance Air flight from Delhi makes emergency landing, minutes after takeoff

An official at the IGI airport in the national capital said the state-run Air India subsidiary had departed from Delhi at 8.13 pm for the 65 minute flight.
An Air India spokesperson said an emergency landing was declared for the Delhi-Jaipur flight “due to a problem in nose landing gear and some material failure”.(HT file photo)
An Air India spokesperson said an emergency landing was declared for the Delhi-Jaipur flight “due to a problem in nose landing gear and some material failure”.(HT file photo)
Published on Aug 19, 2019 09:52 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Faizan Haider

An Alliance Air flight made an emergency landing at Delhi airport 12 minutes after it took off for Jaipur after the aircraft’s crew detected a problem with the landing gear.

All 59 passengers on board are safe.

An official at the IGI airport in the national capital said the state-run Air India subsidiary had departed from Delhi at 8.13 pm for the 65 minute flight. Eight minutes later, the airport operations control centre received a message that the aircraft’s landing gear had developed a problem.

A full emergency was declared at the airport.

An Air India spokesperson said an emergency landing was declared for the Delhi-Jaipur flight “due to a problem in nose landing gear and some material failure”.

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