The country's aviation watchdog, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), ordered an investigation after a GoAir-piloted Airbus A320 commercial jet was forced to perform an unorthodox and dangerous takeoff from Bengaluru International Airport in poor condition. climate change.
The A320 jet took off from Nagpur on Monday with 180 people on board and was scheduled to land in Bengaluru on the same day. However, as it landed, the plane began to veer off the runway and into the grassy strip of land on one side of the runway.
At this point, the pilot increased engine speed and fortunately managed to take off. The plane went to Hyderabad, its amusement airport, where it landed safely.
All passengers were safe and the plane's crew was grounded. In addition, the pilot of the plane, who is an expat, was suspended.
Last month, a GoAir flight in Hyderabad made an emergency landing at Patna Airport due to a technical failure.
The plane, an Airbus A320neo, was scheduled to fly to Patna, but shortly after takeoff the pilot informed Patna Air Traffic Control (ATC) of a problem and was instructed to make an emergency landing.
All 146 passengers on board were safe and the flight was completed later after the deployment of an alternative aircraft, the company said in a statement.
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