Kolkata Bound Flight Returns After Technical Glitch

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Guwahati: A Kolkata-bound Air India flight returned to the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoli International Airport (LGBI) minutes after it was airborne after a technical snag was reported mid-air.

An army officer on board the flight AI 730 told this to IANS on Sunday, adding that the flight took off around 11.45am from the LGBI airport of Guwahati.

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“However, minutes after the take-off, the pilot announced that they are taking the plane back to LGBI as they have detected a fault in the landing gear of the plane,” he said.

There was, however, not much panic and the plane landed smoothly at the airport, the officer said.