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Home / India News / Singapore Airlines flight suffers hydraulic failure at Kolkata airport

Singapore Airlines flight suffers hydraulic failure at Kolkata airport

The aircraft reportedly suffered a hydraulic failure after touchdown and could not be moved from the runway for around 20 minutes.

india Updated: May 06, 2018 15:55 IST
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service, Kolkata
A Singapore Airlines Airbus.
A Singapore Airlines Airbus. (AFP File Photo)

A Singapore Airlines flight suffered a hydraulic failure after landing at the airport in Kolkata, an airport official said on Sunday.

The Singapore Airlines 516 landed at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport around 11.30pm on Saturday.

The aircraft reportedly suffered a hydraulic failure after touchdown and could not be moved from the runway for around 20 minutes, the official said.

An airport technical team later towed the aircraft to the parking bay. All the passengers were safely rescued.