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SpiceJet aircraft with 176 persons onboard makes emergency landing at IGI airport

News Agencies | Updated on: 6 January 2017, 12:34 IST
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SpiceJet aircraft with 176 persons (Photo: Representational Image)

A Delhi-bound SpiceJet aircraft from Bengaluru with 176 persons onboard landed under emergency conditions at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi following partial failure of hydraulic system, on 6 January.

All passengers and crew of SpiceJet flight SG 136 are safe, the airline said.

The Boeing 737 aircraft landed at around 0845 hours, airport sources said.

"SpiceJet flight SG 136, Bengaluru to Delhi, experienced, during cruise, partial hydraulic failure due loss of hydraulic fluid.

"The crew carried out the emergency procedure and landed safely at Delhi. The ATC was kept in the loop. It was an uneventful landing," the airline said.

The aircraft had 176 persons, including crew, on board.

-PTI

First published: 6 January 2017, 11:19 IST
 
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