Hyderabad-Gorakhpur IndiGo Airbus A320 Makes Emergency Landing at Varanasi Airport Due to Technical Glitch
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Varanasi, September 8: An IndiGo Airbus flying from Hyderabad to Gorakhpur made an emergency landing at Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi Airport on Sunday, September 8. An emergency landing was made due to a technical glitch in the aircraft. No travellers were affected while the pilot made a safe emergency landing in the city. IndiGo Airbus A320 Neo Makes Emergency Landing at Kolkata Airport After Smoke Alert.

Last month, a Delhi-bound IndiGo flight from Nagpur with Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari aboard, aborted take-off after the pilot noticed a technical glitch. The flight, 6E-636, returned back from the taxiway after the pilot made an announcement to deboard. Two IndiGo Planes Come Face To Face Mid-Air In Bengaluru, Narrow Escape For Passengers As Crash Averted.

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On August 28, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) had called an urged meeting with IndiGo and GoAir in wake of several glitches reported by the Pratt & Whitney (P&W) engines that run Airbus A320 Neo planes. In past few months, no-frill carrier IndiGo and GoAir faced several glitches often leading to grounding and emergency landing.