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Leh-Delhi Jet Airways flight diverted to Jaipur due to bad

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A city-bound flight from Leh with 128 passengers and seven crew members on board was diverted to due to bad weather.

The incident happened yesterday.

Due to the diversion, the flight crew declared fuel emergency to ensure that adequate priority for landing was accorded at the airport, said in a statement today.

As per standard operating procedures, the crew progressively informed air traffic controllers of their fuel status, it said.

"flight 9W 2369 from Leh to was diverted to due air traffic congestion emanating from inclement weather," the airline said.

The Boeing 737 aircraft with 128 passengers and seven crew members landed safely with adequate fuel, it said.

The flight departed to after refuelling and receiving required clearances from the airport authorities, the statement added.

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First Published: Sat, June 17 2017. 10:13 IST