Delhi: SpiceJet aircraft carrying 176 people lands at IGI airport under emergency conditions

New Delhi: A Delhi-bound SpiceJet aircraft from Bengaluru with 176 persons onboard landed under emergency conditions at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi on Friday morning following partial failure of hydraulic system.

Representational image. AFP

Representational image. AFP

All passengers and crew of SpiceJet flight SG 136 are safe, the airline said.

The Boeing 737 aircraft landed at around 0845 hours, airport sources said.

"SpiceJet flight SG 136, Bengaluru to Delhi, experienced, during cruise, partial hydraulic failure due loss of hydraulic fluid.

"The crew carried out the emergency procedure and landed safely at Delhi. The ATC was kept in the loop. It was an uneventful landing," the airline said.

The aircraft had 176 persons, including crew, on board.

Published Date: Jan 06, 2017 11:24 AM | Updated Date: Jan 06, 2017 11:24 AM

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