Guwahati: Dibrugarh-bound IndiGo plane with Union Minister onboard makes emergency landing

Guwahati: Indigo flight to Dibrugarh with Union Minister
Image Source: PTI Guwahati: Emergency landing of IndiGo flight going to Dibrugarh with Union Minister was done

A Dibrugarh-bound IndiGo flight on Sunday made an emergency landing at the popular Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati due to a technical glitch.

When flight 6E2652 made an emergency landing at the Guwahati airport, Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Rameshwar Teli and two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs, Prashant Phukan and Terash Gowala were also on board.

“He is still at the Guwahati airport after the flight made an emergency landing following a technical glitch,” Teli told ANI over phone.

“I was on the flight with BJP MLAs Prashant Phukan and Terash Gowala. Today I have three meetings scheduled at Duliajan, Tingkhong and Tinsukia. The flight was in the air for 15 to 20 minutes before landing at Dibrugarh airport and coming back. Guwahati The airport is doing an emergency landing. We are all safe. The authorities told us that the flight will not operate again,” Teli said.

Meanwhile, the airport authority has also confirmed the landing of Dibrugarh bound Indigo flight.

Earlier on May 27, a Nepal Airlines flight bound for Bengaluru was forced to return to Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport on Saturday after it was reportedly hit by a bird.

According to TIA spokesperson Teknath Sitaula, the A320 aircraft of Nepal’s flag carrier landed safely at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) and technicians were checking the aircraft.

News portal Nepal News reported that the flight took off from TIA at 1:45 pm, was forced to return to the same airport 25 minutes later.

The Himalayan Times newspaper quoted TIA sources as saying that passengers on the Bengaluru-bound flight RA-225 reported hearing a loud noise. “The plane was diverted to Kathmandu after a mid-flight bird strike was suspected,” Sitaula said. “TIA engineers are now examining the aircraft,” Sitaula said.

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