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Patna-Amritsar SpiceJet flight makes emergency landing, passengers stranded for 8 hours

By Zeenews

An Amritsar bound SpiceJet flight from Patna had to make an emergency landing on Sunday owing to a technical error in the flight’s engine, while all the passengers on board were safe, as per media reports.

A News18 report said that SpiceJet flight SG 3723, which had taken off from Patna airport at 11.30 AM on Sunday had to make an emergency landing at Patna airport after it developed the engine issue.

All 65 passengers on board the flight were stranded at the Patna airport for over 8 hours, during which plane was inspected and was deemed fit to fly again. The flight, took off again from Patna airport, after due diligence for its scheduled destination to Amritsar, News18 report added.

In September this year, SpiceJet had announced the launch of daily flight services connecting Darbhanga with Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. Darbhanga, was bagged by SpiceJet under UDAN II and marks the airline’s 13th destination under the Aviation Ministry’s Regional Connectivity Scheme and 55th destination on the airline’s domestic network.

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