Indigo flight makes normal landing after a scare

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 17 (PTI) An Indigo plane fromMumbai with 161 passengers and crew today developed atechnical snag in its front nose wheel indicator whiledescending which was later resolved by the pilot. "IndiGo flight 6E-933 from Mumbai made a normal landingat Trivandrum airport this evening. While descending, thecomamnder had observed an anti-skid nose-wheel steering glitchin the aircraft which needed the computer reset procedure (torectify the glitch) as prescribed by Airbus," the airline saidin a statement. Following the standard operating procedure, the pilotimmediately informed the ATC which activated the rescueservices to be on standby, it said. The aircraft made a normal landing at 1618 hoursfollowing which computer reset was carried out by the pilot,and thereby the glitch was rectified, it added. "The pilot was able to operate the nose wheel indicatorafter a second try and the flight made a normal landing,"Airport Director George Tharakkan said. The flight after a thorough check later left on itsonward journey to Bengaluru-Kolkata, airlines sources said.PTI UD/IAS BNAAR


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