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Harrowing time for passengers on IndiGo's Lucknow-Mumbai flight due to snag

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Passengers of on board an flight from to had a harrowing time today morning as they spent around three hours on the stationary after one of its engines developed a technical snag.

The passengers took to to narrate their ordeal, with one of them claiming that it was hot inside the plane as the air conditioners weren't functioning.

Flight 6E 685, which was supposed to depart for at 7.45 am, took off after 11 am after the snag was rectified.

"flight 6E 685 is stuck at the airport due to some technical problems, why they dnt check their aircraft's before allowing pax to board," a passenger wrote on

"It's frustrating, the ac of are not working,why this technical snag was not detected before completing the boarding?" tweeted another.

According to the airline, the plane was about to take off when it developed a snag in the engine.

"VT-IEI (non-neo) aircraft, operating 6E685 flight was ready to depart to Mumbai from Lucknow. After start up, the engine developed a minor snag. The was held at Lucknow for minor rectification," the said in a statement.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 16:00 IST