Disaster averted at Delhi Airport, KLM flight aborts landing due to runway scare

A major disaster was averted at Delhi Airport on Sunday evening when a Dutch airline KLM’s flight was denied landing following a runway scare.

Updated: Jan 18, 2015, 23:57 PM IST
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New Delhi: A major disaster was averted at Delhi Airport on Sunday evening when a Dutch airline KLM’s flight was denied landing following a runway scare.

According to reports, the Air Traffic Control (ATC) spotted a jeep on the runway and asked the pilot not to land the flight.

The ATC had to alert the pilot following a failed attempt to communicate with the inspection jeep on the runway.

More detail are awaited.