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SpiceJet Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Delhi Airport After Smoke Detected in Baggage Compartment

Image for representation. (Reuters)

Image for representation. (Reuters)

According to the source, Air Traffic Controller announced full emergency for the flight SG-2695 at around 1500 hours. The source said that reportedly smoke was detected in the baggage compartment and that there were around 60 passengers on board.

New Delhi: A Jodhpur-bound SpiceJet plane, carrying 60 passengers, made an emergency landing at the airport in New Delhi on Tuesday, reportedly after smoke was detected in the baggage compartment, a source said.

The airline was operating a Q-400 aircraft.

According to the source, Air Traffic Controller announced full emergency for the flight SG-2695 at around 1500 hours.

The source said that reportedly smoke was detected in the baggage compartment and that there were around 60 passengers on board.

There was no immediate comment from SpiceJet on the incident.

first published:December 04, 2018, 22:34 IST