Delhi-bound IndiGo flight catches fire; makes emergency landing at Goa

A Delhi-bound IndiGo flight with 180 passengers on board made an emergency landing at Goa airport on Sunday after the aircraft’s engine caught fire. All the passengers were safely evacuated. There is no report of injuries so far.

According to the media reports, the left engine of Goa-Delhi IndiGo flight caught fire after it took off from the Goa airport on Sunday night.

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Around 20 minutes after the take-off, passengers saw smoke was coming out of the plane’s left engine. The passengers started panicking and screaming. Soon, the pilot decided to land the flight.

IndiGo has accommodated the passengers on the next flight to Delhi after the incident.

On Friday, Mumbai International Airport Ltd. said that the full emergency was declared for Chandigarh-Mumbai. Mumbai airport did not elaborate the reason behind the emergency.

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