1. Amritsar: Smoke alarm hits Spicejet flight; passengers deplane safely

Amritsar: Smoke alarm hits Spicejet flight; passengers deplane safely

The right landing gear of a SpiceJet aircraft carrying 75 passengers onboard from here got overheated, causing some smoke while it landed at the Amritsar airport this evening.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: June 30, 2016 10:05 PM
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The right landing gear of a SpiceJet aircraft carrying 75 passengers onboard from here got overheated, causing some smoke while it landed at the Amritsar airport this evening.

However, all passengers were deplaned safely, SpiceJet said.

There was, however, no fire or tyre burst, the airline clarified.

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SpiceJet flight SG 2515 from Delhi to Amritsar carrying 75 passengers landed at Amritsar on 06:15 PM.

Engineer on ground saw smoke coming out from the right landing gear after flight landed at Amritsar airport, SpiceJet said in a statement.

Taking precautionary measure, the engineer used fire extinguisher on over heated landing gear, it said adding there was no tyre burst or any fire.

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