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India-bound IndiGo flight returns to Toulouse due to technical glitch

ANI  |  Toulouse [India] 

Airline's brand new plane, which was flying from France's to on Thursday, returned to its base an hour after taking off.

The flight returned to its base due to in one of its engines for maintenance check.

"Within an hour into flight, engine low pressure was detected in one of the engines of 72-600. The was being ferried (non revenue flight/no revenue passengers onboard), from (France) to " read an official note.

"As a precautionary measure the immediately returned to for maintenance checks. Post maintenance the was released for ferry. The matter has been brought to the notice of the regulator," it added.

In the recent time, there have been several instances of mid-air scare in aircraft. On March 14, a Raipur bound flight returned to because of technical issues.

On March 12, an IndiGo aircraft, on the Ahmedabad-route, made an emergency landing following a mid-air engine failure.

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First Published: Fri, March 16 2018. 12:50 IST