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Jet flight makes emergency landing, passengers, crew safe

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 00:11

Kolkata: A Jet Airways aircraft with 135 passengers on board made an emergency landing at the NSC Bose International airport here on Monday night after it developed a technical snag in the mid-air.

Airport sources said that around 10:12 pm the pilot of flight number 517, coming from Mumbai, sought the ATC`s permission for emergency landing citing some technical problem in tyre.

With all standard emergency measures in place, the plane safely landed at 10:22 pm without any hitches and the air passengers and crew of the Mumbai-Kolkata flight disembarked.

The aircraft was now being checked by experts who suspected some hydraulic pressure problem in its tyre.

First Published: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 00:11
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