Jetlite flight makes emergency landing

A Kolkata-bound Jetlite flight coming from Port Blair, on Wednesday made an emergency landing at NSC Bose international airport here after its right engine developed a technical fault, airport sources said.

Updated: Nov 10, 2010, 17:37 PM IST

Kolkata: A Kolkata-bound Jetlite flight coming from Port Blair, on Wednesday made an emergency landing at NSC
Bose international airport here after its right engine developed a technical fault, airport sources said.

The plane, carrying 180 passengers on board landed safely
at 2:55 PM, they said.

The technical fault arose mid-air this afternoon.
The pilot immediately contacted the air traffic control at
the airport here and all emergency preparations were made
ready, the sources said.

The aircraft is being repaired in the parking bay, they added.

PTI