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IndiGo flight makes emergency landing in Nagpur after technical snag

Recently, the Indian Air Force (IAF) identified 28 Emergency Landing Facilities (ELF) on highways across the country

IndiGo flight makes emergency landing in Nagpur after technical snag
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An IndiGo Nagpur-Lucknow flight returned to the Nagpur airport, from where it had taken off, following a suspected technical snag, said the airline on Monday (April 4). The airline further informed that all the passengers were safe after the return of the flight to Nagpur airport.

"IndiGo's Nagpur-Lucknow flight, returned to origin after take-off, following a suspected momentary technical snag, today. The pilots followed the standard operating procedures and returned safely to Nagpur airport. All passengers are safe," said the airline. Following the incident, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation ordered an inquiry into the emergency landing of the IndiGo flight at Nagpur airport after smoke was seen coming out of the aircraft, said a senior DGCA official.

Recently, the Indian Air Force (IAF) identified 28 Emergency Landing Facilities (ELF) on highways across the country. Ministry of Road Transport and Highways in a statement informed that five such ELFs are in Assam, four in West Bengal, three in Andhra Pradesh, three in Gujarat, three in Rajasthan, two in Bihar, two in Haryana, two in Jammu and Kashmir, two in Tamil Nadu, and one each in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh.

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