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Smoke From APU Prompts Evacuation of Bhutan Airlines Plane at Kolkata Airport

Sunday, September 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Smoke From APU Prompts Evacuation of Bhutan Airlines Plane at Kolkata Airport

Bhutan Airlines flight B3-700 was evacuated at Kolkata Airport in West Bengal, India, on September 9th. The Airbus A319-100 plane was preparing to depart for Bangkok, Thailand, when smoke was noticed emanating from the APU. The crew initiated an emergency evacuation. About twenty people were injured and were treated at the airport. Download article... »

Bhutan Air Flight Lands in Emergency at Kolkata

Monday, June 16, 2014
By George Hatcher

A Royal Bhutan Airlines flight heading to Mumbai, India, from Paro, Bhutan, had to make an emergency landing at the NSC Bose International Airport, Kolkata at 9:30 a.m. on June 15. An official at NSC Bose International Airport said that the captain sought permission to make an emergency landing because the windshield of the... »

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