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IndiGo plane engine catches fire; emergency declared at Delhi airport

A video on Twitter showed one of the plane's engines on fire and sparks flying at the time of taxiing at the airport

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The aircraft had to return to the bay

Press Trust of India New Delhi
An IndiGo plane declared emergency at the Delhi airport on Friday after one of its engines caught fire at the time of taxiing, according to sources.
The Bengaluru-bound A320 aircraft, which had 184 people on board, later returned to the bay. The people were safely deboarded, the sources said.

A video on Twitter showed one of the plane's engines on fire and sparks flying at the time of taxiing at the airport.

The incident took place at around 10 pm.

In a statement, IndiGo said the aircraft operating flight 6E2131 from Delhi to Bengaluru experienced an engine stall during take off roll. "The take

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First Published: Oct 28 2022 | 11:00 PM IST

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