Kolkata-bound IndiGo flight stranded after experiencing a technical issue during take-off

A Kolkata-bound IndiGo flight was grounded at the Ranchi airport on Saturday, April 2 after it developed a technical snag while taking off, officials said.

The 72-seater IndiGo ATR flight with 62 passengers on board was to take off around 9 AM, they said.

“The air-conditioner of the plane developed a snag and it stopped working. So, the flight was grounded for repair works,” Ranchi airport director Vinod Sharma told PTI. Alternative arrangements were made for the passengers, he said.

A statement from IndiGo said it regrets the inconvenience caused to the passengers.

“IndiGo ATR flight 6E-7562 from Ranchi to Kolkata had returned back to parking bay due to a technical snag in aircraft cabin air-conditioning system. The flight was cancelled and the aircraft is under maintenance for the necessary checks,” the statement read.

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