A Pune-Nagpur IndiGo flight was forced to return to Pune after take-off due to a technical glitch in the aircraft's engine on Tuesday, reports news agency ANI. "After take-off from Pune, the pilot observed engine caution message. The aircraft returned to Pune. It is currently being inspected by a technical team," IndiGo said in an official statement.
The Pune Airport Authority said that the flight has been landed safely and the reason for the glitch is yet to be ascertained.
Pune: An IndiGo Pune-Nagpur flight after take-off returned to Pune when the pilot observed engine caution message, today. The aircraft landed safely. It is being inspected by a technical team.
— ANI (@ANI) April 2, 2019
Just last week, IndiGo's Delhi-Istanbul flight had to be diverted to Kuwait due to an engine snag. According to the airline, the snag hit its A320 NEO aircraft which was en-route from Delhi to Istanbul.
In a statement, the airline said that the flight landed safely in Kuwait and the reason was being found out.