Singapore-bound plane makes emergency landing in Chennai

Chennai: Following a spark in the engine, a Singapore-bound flight of a private carrier made an emergency landing at the Chennai airport yesterday.

The plane had taken off from Tiruchirapalli with aboard 170 passengers. When the pilots noticed the spark they immediately sought permission to land the plane at the Chennai airport. Fire fighters were on standby and nobody was injured in the incident.

Following this, the passengers were provided accommodation in city hotels and technicians are attending to the snag.

NT Bureau