Flight Incidence: IndiGo aircraft had to be grounded at Delhi airport on Friday 28 October 2022 after sparks were seen in its wings. This plane was to fly from Delhi to Bangalore. The plane ran on the runway and within a few seconds sparks were seen emerging from its wings, after which the take-off of the aircraft was aborted. The video of the incident has also surfaced. There were 184 people on this plane.
From 1st July 2021 to 30th June 2022 last year, 478 such incidents have been reported. Check out the list here, which clearly shows how many planes of which airline had to make emergency landings or cancellations after failure…
- Air India- 184
- Indigo- 98
- SpiceJet- 77
- First Go- 50
- Extension- 40< /li>
- AirAsia India- 14
- Alliance Air-5
- Air India Express-10
- DGCA reports air security incidents to SpiceJet Following several reports, has been directed to operate at 50% capacity and continue to do so till October 29, 2022.
Recent Major Events:
October 28- IndiGo’s Delhi-Bangalore flight canceled after engine catches fire
27 October- Akasa Air flight from Ahmedabad to Delhi experienced bird strike.
October 15- Akasa Air flight from Mumbai to Bangalore returned due to a burning smell in the cabin (a bird strike was later reported)
October 12- Emergency landing in Hyderabad due to smoke in the cabin of SpiceJet flight from Goa to Hyderabad.
17 July 2022- IndiGo flight from Sharjah to Hyderabad was diverted to Karachi following a pilot’s technical snag
16 July 2022- Air India Express flight from Calicut to Dubai was diverted for Muscat due to burning smell in the cabin
2 July 2022- SpiceJet flight from Delhi to Jabalpur returned due to smoke in the cabin
2 June 2022- Hyderabad to Chennai IndiGo flight returned due to cabin pressure problem
4th April 2022- Nagpur to Lucknow Indigo flight returned due to burning smell in the cabin.