GoAir plane flying over Najafgarh caught fire, forced to make emergency landing

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New Delhi | Published: February 9, 2017 1:34:03 PM

A GoAir plane flying over Delhi's Najafgarh area had reportedly caught fire on Wednesday after which it was forced to make an emergency landing.

GoAir plane, GoAir plane fire, GoAir plane accident, GoAir plane tragedy, GoAir, GoAir accidentGoAir plane was forced to make emergency landing after the engine caught fire. (Source: IE image)

A GoAir plane flying over Delhi’s Najafgarh area had reportedly caught fire on Wednesday after which it was forced to make an emergency landing. The information was passed on to PCR through a call after which it was confirmed that the engine of the plane had caught the fire and the emergency landing was made.

In 2015, a GoAir flight, G8-305 carrying 168 passengers from Mumbai was hit by an aerobridge after landing at the Chennai airport. This incident took place at 6:35 am in the morning as the AAI operator was unable to safely align the aerobridge to the aircraft. According to the indianexpress.com, the mistake happened because the operator was too fast and was unable to control he movement of aerobridge.

Fortunately, no injuries were reported in the incident but the accident damaged a portion close to the front door of the plane.

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