Jet plane makes priority landing after smoke alarm in cockpit
New Delhi: A Jet Airways plane from Amritsar with 19 passengers on board had to make a priority landing under emergency conditions at the IGI airport here after a smoke alarm went off in the cockpit.
The flight (9W-2642), operating with ATR 72 aircraft, took off from Amritsar as per schedule and was to land at Delhi airport at 6.25 am.
"But as it was approaching Delhi, pilots detected a smoke alarm light blinking in the cockpit and sought permission from air traffic control for emergency landing," airport sources said.
The plane was cleared for landing, with full emergency preparation, and it touched down at 6 am, they said.
Confirming the incident, a Jet spokesperson said, "The flight made a priority landing as a smoke alarm light went on in the cockpit."
"It was an uneventful landing and all passengers are safe. Safety is given top priority at Jet Airways," the spokesperson said.
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