Jet Airways flight runs short of fuel, makes emergency landing in Lucknow: Report
A Jet Airways flight from Dehradun to New Delhi made an emergency landing at Amausi airport, as per a media report.
Lucknow: A Jet Airways flight from Dehradun to New Delhi made an emergency landing at Amausi airport, as per a media report.
The plane had to make an emergency landing due to shortage of fuel, as per The Times of India.
The flight had taken off from Dehradun around 1.40 pm and was supposed to reach Delhi by 2.45 pm.
It supposedly had nearly 70 people on board.
As per the report, it reached the Delhi on time but could not land because of poor weather conditions, after which the pilot was asked by the ATC to head to Lucknow.
Just minutes before reaching Lucknow the pilot noticed low fuel indications.
He then alerted the ATC in Lucknow.
Airport director Pradeep Kumar Srivastav was quoted by TOI as saying, "full emergency landing was declared at 3.38 pm. The aircraft was prioritised over others and all emergency arrangements were made."
The aircraft landed safely at around 4 pm.