SpiceJet spokesperson said that SpiceJet B737 aircraft operating flight SG-11 (Delhi-Dubai) was diverted to Karachi due to a faulty indicator light.
New Delhi: An emergency landing was made in Karachi (Pakistan) after a technical snag in SpiceJet's SG-11 flight from Delhi to Dubai. All passengers on board the plane are safe. While issuing a statement on this matter, a SpiceJet spokesperson said that SpiceJet B737 aircraft operating flight SG-11 (Delhi-Dubai) was diverted to Karachi due to a faulty indicator light. The plane landed safely in Karachi and the passengers were deboarded safely. A SpiceJet spokesperson said no emergency was declared and the plane made a normal landing. There were no earlier reports of any malfunction with the aircraft.
Breakfast has been provided to the passengers. Another plane is being sent to Karachi, which will take the passengers to Dubai. Let us tell you that even before this, many incidents have come to the fore regarding SpiceJet's aircraft. Recently, SpiceJet's plane going from Delhi to Jabalpur had to return to Delhi again due to malfunction. Actually, when the plane was at an altitude of 5000 meters, suddenly smoke started spreading in the cabin. Due to this, the plane had to land in Delhi. After some time, the passengers were taken to Jabalpur by another plane. At the same time, even before this incident, a SpiceJet plane collided with a bird in Patna, due to which an engine caught fire. After this, emergency landing of the aircraft was made at Patna Airport.
The DGCA issued a statement saying that the crew noticed an unusual decrease in the amount of fuel from the left tank. Relevant non-normal checklist done, however fuel quantity kept on decreasing. The aircraft was sent to Karachi with the help of ATC. During post-flight inspection, it was found that no leakage was observed from the left main tank.