Jet Airways flight heads back to Guwahati airport after take-off



Guwahati: A Jet Airways flight from Guwahati to Delhi, with 78 passengers on board, returned to Guwahati about 40 minutes after take-off on Thursday following a technical fault in its engine.

Airport sources said that with standard precautionary measures in place, all the passengers and crew on board 9W 2277 disembarked after the Boeing 737-800 plane safely landed back at Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport at around 5:25 pm, about 40 minutes after take-off.

The plane had left for Delhi at around 4.45 pm and the technical fault was communicated to the Air Traffic Control about half an hour later.

PTI