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Israel-bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Navy Airfield in Goa With One Engine

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Last Updated: November 03, 2021, 23:16 IST

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Indian Navy-operated airfield at Dabolim in Goa facilitated safe recovery of Flight ELAL-082 enroute from Bangkok to Tel Aviv. (Image: Indian Navy/Twitter)

Indian Navy-operated airfield at Dabolim in Goa facilitated safe recovery of Flight ELAL-082 enroute from Bangkok to Tel Aviv. (Image: Indian Navy/Twitter)

The aircraft had declared an emergency due to the shutdown of the left engine, the Indian Navy said on Twitter on Wednesday.

An El Al airlines flight from Bangkok in Thailand to Tel Aviv in Israel, carrying 276 passengers, made an emergency landing at the Indian Navy-operated Dabolim airfield on November 1. The aircraft had declared an emergency due to the shutdown of the left engine, the Indian Navy said on Twitter on Wednesday.

"In a swift execution of emergency procedures, Indian Navy-operated airfield at Dabolim in Goa facilitated safe recovery of Flight ELAL-082 enroute from Bangkok to Tel Aviv with 276 personnel onboard, the flight made an emergency landing in early morning hours of November 1," the tweet read. "The airfield which was closed for ongoing upgradation work, was made available at short notice enabling safe recovery of aircraft as per standard operating procedures," it added.

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first published:November 03, 2021, 23:13 IST
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