NEW DELHI: A GoAir flight winging its way from Bangalore to Delhi on Friday suffered cabin pressurisation snag and had to divert to the closest airport, Nagpur, where the Airbus A320 landed safely.
A senior DGCA authentic stated: “GoAir A320 aircraft (VT-WAF) while operating flight G8-7001 has diverted to Nagpur due to pressurization snag. Aircraft landed safely at Nagpur.” The DGCA is probing the snag.
Medha Seth, a passenger on the flight tweeted from her take care of @seth_medha : “I travelled in G8-7001. I am trapped in Nagpur on account of an emergency landing without any reason given to passengers. Yet, your (GoAir’s) website says the flights is cancelled. What’s going on?”
A GoAir spokesperson stated the Bengaluru-Delhi flight G8-7001 used to be diverted to Nagpur. “The A320ceo aircraft pilot suspected a technical glitch on the pressurisation gadget and aircraft used to be diverted to the closest airport and it had a regular landing. Aircraft is being inspected and will be released for carrier once it is in a position. 151 passengers have been supplied with refreshments, dinner and choices for accommodating on change GoAir flights or complete refund.”
“Alternate preparations have been made and they are going to be flying to their destination through estimated scheduled departure at nine.10 pm. GoAir is committed to supply safe and environment friendly transportation always with consideration to crucial details,” the GoAir spokesperson stated.
The last few months have noticed several cases of cabin pressurisation issues.
In March, a Delhi-Frankfurt flight returned to IGI Airport soon after take off when the dreamliner suffered cabin decompression and overhead oxygen mask dropped. In February, a Muscat-Calicut flight evolved the same snag soon after take off because of which four passengers suffered nose bleed and plenty of others complained of ear pain.