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Short-circuit in Indigo flight forces pilot to abort take-off

A suspected short circuit in a Kolkata-bound Indigo flight, carrying 161 passengers, led the pilot to abort it moments before take-off in Chennai today. Airport sources said the pilot noticed smoke in the engine and immediately alerted airport officials.

india Updated: Oct 06, 2012 11:18 IST
PTI

A suspected short circuit in a Kolkata-bound Indigo flight, carrying 161 passengers, led the pilot to abort it moments before take-off in Chennai on Saturday.

Airport sources said the pilot noticed smoke in the engine and immediately alerted airport officials.

The passengers of the Indigo Airlines were offloaded safely, they added.

First Published: Oct 06, 2012 11:17 IST