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Plane ferrying Mamata made 'emergency' landing due to ATC's 'misinterpretation': IndiGo

The IndiGo flight, which was reported short of fuel, was made to circle the airport for nearly 30 minutes

ANI  |  Patna (Bihar) [India] 

In the wake of the ongoing controversy over the emergency landing made by the commercial plane on Wednesday with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee onboard, IndiGo on Thursday clarified that the flight captain at no stage declared a fuel priority or emergency, adding that the fuel on arrival was more than minimum. The airline in a statement said IndiGo flight from Patna to Kolkata had normal landing at the Kolkata Airport and the flight was kept on hold due to air traffic. "IndiGo flight 6E 342 from Patna and Kolkata made a normal landing at the Kolkata airport on ...

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First Published: Thu, December 01 2016. 14:28 IST
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