GoAir flight emergency landing: Teens spot plane fire, alert saves 194 lives
Rohit alerted his father in time to avert mishap. Express
THE ALERTNESS of two teenagers of Goyla Dairy village in southwest Delhi’s Dwarka saved the lives of 194 people onboard a Bengaluru-bound GoAir flight on Wednesday, after they spotted fire and smoke from the tail of the aircraft and alerted the Delhi Police Control Room. The flight captain was informed and the aircraft made an emergency landing at Indira Gandhi International airport.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (airport) Sanjay Bhatia said they received a call at 7.40 pm. “We immediately verified the caller and informed the agencies concerned following which the flight made the emergency landing at 7.47 pm on Runway 28,” he added.
The passengers were accommodated in another flight. “G8-557 Delhi-Bengaluru flight made an emergency landing at Delhi airport at 19.53 hours due to technical reasons,” a statement …