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Mumbai:Kingfisher flight back after tech snag

IANS
Sep 15, 2009 at 11:46am IST

Mumbai: A Kingfisher Airlines flight to Bangalore returned minutes after take-off from Mumbai on Tuesday when a technical snag was detected, an airport official said.

Flight IT 103, with 80 passengers on board, took off from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport shortly after 0900 hrs IST. Barely 10 minutes into the flight, some problems were detected in its landing gear and the aircraft was recalled.

Emergency services were kept on standby at the airport, the official said.

SNAG IN LANDING GEAR: Barely 10 minutes into the flight, some problems were detected.

The flight landed without any complication and all the passengers were safe. They would be sent to Bangalore on an alternative flight later in the day.

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