Just a few minutes after take off of SpiceJet flight, engine fire, emergency landing!

SpiceJet on fire in Patna
SpiceJet on fire in Patna
Khushbu Kumari

The engine caught fire shortly after takeoff. The crew and the Air Traffic Control (ATC) made an emergency landing of the aircraft at Patna airport. The airport is safely landing.

An Emergency Landing in Patna, Patna, was launched shortly after take off by a Spicejet aircraft carrying 185 passengers to Delhi. In the videos filmed by the locals, sparks can be seen from the aircraft's left engine. All passengers were evacuated safely and no injuries were reported, officials said. Pilots suspect the bird's wing was damaged during the take-off, airline regulator DGCA sources said.

Did the bird hit the engine?

Shortly afterwards, cabin crew alerted the pilots to notice sparks coming off the plane's left engine. Later, the pilots procedurally shut off the engine and make an emergency landing. Bird engine no. Crashed into 1. As a precaution, the captain of the aircraft shut off the engine and returned to Patna. A SpiceJet spokeswoman said that after the flight inspection, the plane's three wing blades were damaged.

Alternative flight arrangement for passengers

SpiceJet has arranged an alternative flight for passengers, said Patna Airport Director. No passengers were harmed. Their journey to Delhi is being arranged by alternate flight. The cause of the fire will be investigated, he said.

The SpiceJet flight to Delhi on Sunday returned to Patna airport after a technical error was reported, and the plane caught fire. The engine caught fire shortly after takeoff. The crew and the Air Traffic Control (ATC) made an emergency landing of the aircraft at Patna airport. The airport is safely landing.

Safe for all travelers

The cause of the fire was not yet known. More than 180 passengers were aboard. No injuries were reported. Patna DM Chandrasekhar Singh described the incident as "a flight bound for Delhi and returned to Patna airport after informing locals and district and airport authorities after the fire was seen." "All 185 passengers are safely docked because of a technical fault, the engineering team is further analyzing," he said.

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