A Calicut-bound Air India Express flight returned to Abu Dhabi airport after flames were detected in one of the engines soon after take-off, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation said on Friday. The aircraft landed safely and all the 184 passengers on board are safe. “Soon after taking off and climbing to 1,000 feet, the pilot detected a flame in one of the engines and decided to go back to Abu Dhabi airport,” Air India Express told ANI.
In another incident, passengers and staffers of a Patna-bound SpiceJet flight were involved in a heated argument at Delhi airport on Friday as the flight was delayed by more than two hours.
A passenger on board the Delhi-Patna flight (8721) told news agency PTI that the scheduled departure was at 7.20 am from Terminal 3 of the airport, but the flight finally departed at around 10.10 am.
An Air India Express flight from Abu Dhabi to Calicut landed back at Abu Dhabi airport after a flame was detected in one of the engines. The aircraft landed safely and all passengers are safe.
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