Ahmedabad-New Delhi Jet Airways flight called back from runway; pilot cancels flight before take off

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New Delhi | Published: December 4, 2017 4:17:17 PM

Last Saturday, an IndiGo flight from Amritsar to New Delhi was forced to return to bay due to a technical glitch. The pilot of the IndiGo flight had to apply brakes when the flight was about to take off at full speed.

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A Jet Airways flight travelling from Ahmedabad to New Delhi was called back from runaway on Monday morning. The capital-bound aircraft was about to take off when the pilot noticed a technical glitch in the flight. Immediately the flight was cancelled and according to initial reports, the technical glitch was being checked. Technical glitches in flights are occurring quite often in the past few months. Last Saturday, an IndiGo flight from Amritsar to New Delhi was forced to return to bay due to a technical glitch. The pilot of the IndiGo flight had to apply brakes when the flight was about to take off at full speed. The flight 6E-525 departed for Delhi after an hour delay. The flight’s pilot refused to take off due to a wind shear warning and according to an IndiGo report accessed by PTI, it said, “ Post returning, the warning was observed to be false. The flight departed after a delay of one hour post necessary maintenance checks.”

Earlier today, a Chennai-bound Air India Airbus A321 flight from Dubai was diverted to Shivaji Chhatrapati International Airport after a male passenger complained of chest pain following which the pilot was forced to land the flight sooner. Air India flight AI 906 carrying 164 passengers left Dubai last night and only took off for Chennai at 4:55 am this morning. Upon landing in Mumbai the patient was taken for medical examination and medical tests were conducted. Later, the passenger was declared fit.

Last month, a similar incident came to light when a JetLite flight was delayed by ninety minutes after its communication system developed a technical glitch just before its departure for Mumbai from Nagpur. The JetLite flight S2 – 4166, scheduled to depart from the Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport at 5:20 pm, left for Mumbai only at around 6:45 pm after the airline engineers fixed the problem, a Nagpur airport official said.

On November 15, a Doha-bound IndiGo flight suffered bird hit and was made to emergency land in Chennai. The pilot of the IndiGo flight 6E – 1707 immediately contacted the ATC and returned to Chennai airport for emergency landing. However, the Chennai-Doha IndiGo flight carrying 134 passengers and seven crew members escaped any major accident. All the 134 passengers on board the flight exited the aircraft unharmed upon landing.

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