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IndiGo flight to Bengaluru forced to return to Mumbai; DGCA orders probe

Following all Standard Operating Procedures, the pilot immediately took the precautionary measure to return to Mumbai for necessary checks

IANS  |  Mumbai 

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Budget passenger carrier IndiGo's Mumbai-flight had to return here soon after it had taken off late on Tuesday, the said on Wednesday.

According to the airline, its flight 6E 565 faced a "technical issue" while it was airborne.

"Following all Standard Operating Procedures, the pilot immediately took the precautionary measure to return to for necessary checks," the said in a statement on Wednesday.

"An alternate aircraft was provided for completion of the flight.

The matter has been already brought to the notice of the DGCA (of Civil Aviation) and is being investigated by the Flight Safety Department."

First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 09:33 IST
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