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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.

IndiGo Airlines Flight Diverts to Hyderabad due to Medical Emergency

IndiGo AirlinesIndiGo Airlines flight 6E-716 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, in Hyderabad, India, on October 6th.

The plane heading from Kolkata, West Bengal, to Bengaluru, Karnataka, was diverted after a passenger started experiencing chest pain and breathlessness.

The plane landed uneventfully. The patient was rushed to hospital.

IndiGo Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Medical Emergency

IndiGo AirlinesAn IndiGo Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India, on September 21st.

The plane heading from Kolkata, West Bengal, to Bengaluru, Karnataka, was diverted due to a medical emergency.

According to Director, Swami Vivekanand International Airport, Santosh Dhoke, “The aircraft landed here at around 2.30 PM to address the medical emergency after a family complained of a health problem suffered by their two-month old baby.”

The baby was rushed to hospital, however, he could not be saved.

Air India Plane Diverts to Biju Patnaik International Airport

airindialogoAn Air India flight made an emergency landing at Biju Patnaik International Airport, Odisha, India, on June 4th.

The plane, en-route from Bangalore, Karnataka, to Kolkata, West Bengal, had to be diverted after it developed a technical issue.

The plane landed uneventfully. There were 149 passengers and 6 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

Air India Flight Diverts to Kolkata Due to Engine Problem

airindialogoAir India flight AI-315 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, on March 29th.

The plane, en-route from Hong Kong to Delhi, was diverted after the crew reported an engine issue.

The plane landed uneventfully. All 154 passengers remained safe.

Spicejet Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Kolkata after Tire Burst

SpiceJetSpicejet flight SG 517 had to make an emergency landing in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, on March 1st.

The Boeing 737-900 plane took off from Bangalore and was en-route to Kolkata when the runway inspection crew found tire debris and informed the pilots about tire burst. The pilots in turn requested emergency assistance on arrival in Kolkata.

The plane landed safely. There were 211 passengers and 7 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

Coastguard Plane Makes Emergency Landing in India

emergencyA Coastguard plane made an emergency landing in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, on November 26.

The plane was returning to the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport from a reconnaissance duty when the pilot reported a faulty fan on the left wing and requested an emergency landing.

The plane landed uneventfully. The pilot remained safe.

Druk Air Plane makes Emergency landing in India due to Technical Issue

drukairDruk Air flight B3-724 made an emergency landing at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, West Bengal, India, at around 4.47 P.M. on November 19.

The plane, en-route from Doha, Qatar, to Paro, Bhutan, landed in emergency due to some technical issue.

The plane landed uneventfully.

All 7 people aboard remained unhurt.

Hong Kong-Bound Air India Jet Diverts to Kolkata

air indiaAir India flight AI314 made an emergency landing at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, on September 22.

The Boeing Dreamliner, heading from Delhi to Hong Kong, was diverted after the pilots noticed a technical snag.

The plane landed safely.

All 216 passengers and 10 crew members aboard remained unhurt.

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