IndiGo flight makes emergency landing after take-off from ChennaiChristian Fernsby ▼ | November 1, 2019
An IndiGo flight 6E1751, carrying nearly 150 passengers to Kuwait, returned to make an emergency landing at the Chennai airport soon after take-off following a smoke alarm in the early hours of Friday, sources said.
Asia The flight left around 1.20 a.m.
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The passengers were transferred to another aircraft hours later and it left the city around 4.30 a.m.
IndiGo, in a statement, said: “After take-off from Chennai, the pilot observed a momentary message of the smoke detector in the aft cargo compartment. As a precaution, he returned to Chennai. After arrival, it was confirmed that the message was false. The aircraft will be back in operations shortly. Alternate arrangements for all the passengers were made.” ■