AirAsia flight I5 536, which took off from the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International airport, was hit by hailstones as it was making its ascent and had reached around 12,000 feet above the ground.
The aircraft was on its way to Guwahati from Mumbai.
The right engine of a GoAir Ahmedabad to Bengaluru flight suspected to have suffered from foreign object damage while on the take-off roll.
Another army helicopter reached the spot to rescue the crew.
The incident took place a month after a Ukraine International Airlines passenger plane crashed shortly after take-off from Tehran, killing all 176 people on board.
The Toronto-bound flight had to request an emergency return after one of its two engines was damaged and a tire ruptured during takeoff.
The pilot of Qatar Airways asked for ‘SOS’ signal at Kolkata ATC (Air Traffic Control) for medical priority landing.
After turn back, flight landed safely at Bengaluru airport. Aircraft has since been changed & departed with passengers for its destination at 1044 hours.
IndiGo flight 6E 5384 operating on Hyderabad-Mumbai route made an emergency landing at the Mumbai airport early Thursday morning after it was diverted back to the city after one of the aircraft's engine stopped functioning mid-air.
On January 20, another Jaipur-bound IndiGo Airbus A320 flight from Pune made an emergency landing at Mumbai airport due to an engine glitch.
A small aircraft has made an emergency landing at the Eastern Peripheral Expressway near Sadarpur village today, after it faced a technical problem.
American Airlines flight 967 from Chicago from Los Angeles had to make an emergency landing in Albuquerque due to a disruptive passenger’s unruly behaviour.
After taking off from Bengaluru 50 minutes after its scheduled time of 6.15 pm, the flight was scheduled to land in Mumbai at 8.20 pm.
Airport officials said that the flight made a safe landing and all the passengers and crew members onboard were safe.
A source privy to the development said that just 15 minutes after the departure, the pilots observed a fire alarm and immediately relayed the emergency code 7700 to all Air Traffic Controls.
Not one but three unusual incidents took place on Phuket-bound flight leaving on-board passengers baffled.
The official said that the helicopter was on its way to Akole in Ahmednagar district, over 70 kilometres from Nashik, where Amit Shah was to address a poll rally.
The airline confirmed the incident but said the captain received "precautionary warning" about one of the engines and sought priority landing.
Sonowal, who was travelling from Guwahati to Lakhimpur, had a narrow escape when the pilot of the chopper
found it difficult to cross some hills at Banderdewa near Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border due to thick clouds.
With the hot liquid causing a strong electrical burning smell and smoke rising from the panel, the captain decided to divert.
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