Kolkata, September 20: A SpiceJet flight made an emergency landing at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport here on Wednesday after a crack was noticed on the window-glass of the flight. A total of 176 passengers and six cabin- crews were on board. However, the aircraft landed safely without anyone being harmed. However, the development created panic among those on-board. IndiGo’s Lucknow-Abu Dhabi Flight Suffers Hydraulic Issue, Makes Emergency Landing at Delhi Airport

It is learnt that the said flight, SG-515, took off from the Kolkata Airport for Mumbai at 6.17 a.m. on Wednesday. However, in the mid-air, the cabin-crew noticed a crack on the window-glass of the flight. They immediately brought the matter to the notice of the pilot. The latter without taking any risk contacted the air-traffic control of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport and sought permission to make an emergency landing there. Chetak Helicopter Emergency Landing: Indian Army Chopper Makes Precautionary Landing Due to Technical Issue Near Yamunanagar in Haryana

On receiving the permission, the pilot took the aircraft  back to Kolkata and made a landing there. The passengers disembarked safely and the necessary repair-work has started.

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