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IndiGo's Hyderabad-Raipur flight suffers technical snag

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Airlines' Raipur-bound plane carrying 112 passengers returned to on Wednesday soon after take-off due to a "technical glitch", according to an announcement by the company.

An statement here said the incident is being investigated by its flight safety team and regulator Directorate General of Civil (DGCA).

"flight 6E 334 from to after take-off experienced a minor technical glitch/over limit EGT (Exhaust Gas Temperature) with its engine 1," it said.

After carrying out the standard operating procedures, the flight crew landed the A320-232 aircraft safely back at and passengers were flown in another aircraft, the statement added.

Meanwhile, IndiGo and cancelled 48 flights on Wednesday as almost a third of their Neo aircraft fleet remained grounded for the third day following a safety directive by DGCA. Of these flights, 42 are of IndiGo and six belong to



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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 23:00 IST