There was no earlier report of any malfunction with the aircraft. A replacement aircraft is being sent to Karachi that will take the passengers to Dubai, says SpiceJet
A SpiceJet Boeing 737 aircraft carrying passengers from Delhi to Dubai had to be landed in Karachi, Pakistan, after developing a technical malfunction. All aboard the plane are safe, says the airline. The company says a replacement aircraft is being sent to Karachi, which will now take the passengers to Dubai.
An airline spokesperson says "no emergency was declared" and that it was a "normal landing". "On July 5, 2022, SpiceJet B737 aircraft operating flight SG-11 (Delhi - Dubai) was diverted to Karachi due to an indicator light malfunctioning. The aircraft landed safely in Karachi and passengers were safely disembarked. No emergency was declared and the aircraft made a normal landing. 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," says the SpiceJet spokesperson.
The aviation regulator, DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation), has also reportedly launched an inquiry into the incident. Many incidents have happened involving the SpiceJet planes in the recent past. On July 2, SpiceJet's Delhi-Jabalpur flight had to be returned as crew members observed smoke in the cabin mid-air due to oil leakage in one of its engines.
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