Indigo flight to Bangalore landed at Delhi airport. A suspicious spark appeared on the plane. Following the incident, a complete emergency was declared at the capital's IGI airport.
New Delhi: A major accident was averted at Delhi airport on Friday. When the Indigo flight going to Bangalore was on the runway, suddenly sparks started coming out of it. The plane was immediately stopped on the runway and the fire was extinguished. At the same time, all the passengers were evacuated safely.
There were 184 passengers on the plane. IndiGo has called it a technical fault. Following the incident, a complete emergency was declared at the capital's IGI airport. However, it is also not clear whether this flight could take off or not.
Meanwhile, a passenger uploaded a shocking video on Twitter in which sparks can be clearly seen during the flight. In the past months, there have been incidents of technical faults in different aircraft.
ANI said that the cause of the incident is not yet known. According to the Delhi Police, the IndiGo flight was supposed to go from Delhi to Bangalore, but before it could take off, a spark came out in it, the incident happened at around 9.30 pm, after which it was stopped on the runway itself and then the fire was extinguished. All passengers are safe.