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Technical snag grounds Delhi-Bangalore Indigo flight

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First published: August 28, 2012, 10:51 PM IST | Updated: August 28, 2012
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Technical snag grounds Delhi-Bangalore Indigo flight
A Bangalore-bound Indigo flight, with 168 people on board, had to land soon after taking off from the IGI Airport in New Delhi.

New Delhi: A Bangalore-bound Indigo flight, with 168 people on board, had to land soon after taking off from the IGI Airport in New Delhi after the pilot experienced some technical problem.

The Indigo plane, airbus 320, took off from New Delhi at around 8:45 pm but had to land after the pilot thought there was some problem with the aircraft's landing gear, sources said.

The ATC was alerted and the plane landed at around 9:35 pm safely, they said.

All the 162 passengers and six crew members are safe.

Passengers are being accommodated in another flight, an airline spokesperson said. The aircraft is being inspected for the problem, she added.

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