SpiceJet flight from Delhi to Dubai diverted, passengers safe

A replacement flight has been sent

Photo: AP file
Photo: AP file

By Web Desk

Published: Tue 5 Jul 2022, 11:55 AM

Last updated: Tue 5 Jul 2022, 1:31 PM

A SpiceJet flight from Delhi to Dubai (SG-11) has been diverted to Karachi.

The B737 aircraft landed in Pakistan after developing a technical fault of an indicator light malfunctioning.

Passengers have disembarked safely from the plane and there was no emergency landing, an airline spokesperson told ANI.

"There was no earlier report of any malfunction with the aircraft. Passengers have been served refreshments. A replacement aircraft is being sent to Karachi that will take the passengers to Dubai," the spokesperson added.

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation, India said that the crew had detected an "unusual fuel quantity reduction" from the left tank. following which they carried out the non-normal checklist despite which the fuel kept decreasing.

The authority added that the aircraft was diverted to Karachi in coordination with Air Traffic Control. During post-flight inspection, the DGCA said that there was no leak observed from the left main tank.

There were more than 150 passengers on that flight.


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