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Fire indication delays Qatar Airways flight at Kolkata airport

IANS  |  Kolkata 

Fire indication observed by the pilot during boarding delayed a Doha-bound flight by nearly five hours on Thursday in Kolkata's International Airport.

The flight QR-541 was originally scheduled to take off at 3.15 a.m.

Officials from the of said while boarding of flight QR-541 was in progress, the pilot observed fire indication in the auxillary power unit. A full emergency was declared by Air Traffic Control at 3 a.m. which was withdrawn an hour later.

After the aircraft was checked and cleared, the flight finally departed at 8.11 a.m.

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First Published: Thu, February 28 2019. 15:08 IST
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