Ministry of Civil Aviation directs DGCA to furnish report after technical issues in Indigo flight

Passenger opens emergency exit door of Chennai-Tiruchirappalli IndiGo flight; DGCA orders probe, DGCA

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The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) on Saturday directed the officials of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to look into the matter after an operating flight 6E-2131 (Delhi-Bangalore) experienced a technical issue while on the take-off roll.

Taking to a microblogging site, the Ministry of Civil Aviation added, “Concerned officials at @DGCAIndia have been directed to look into this and furnish a report at the earliest.”

On Friday, an aircraft operating flight 6E2131 from Delhi to Bangalore experienced an engine stall during the take-off roll and landed at Delhi airport.

According to the official press statement, the pilot aborted the takeoff and the aircraft returned to the bay. All passengers and crew are safe and an alternate plane is being arranged to operate the flight.

According to an Indigo official, another aircraft is being arranged for the operation. “All passengers are being accommodated on an alternate aircraft,” said an Indigo official.

Further details are awaited.