Raipur: A United Bangladesh Airlines fight, with 173 people on board, made an emergency landing at Raipur on Friday evening following failure of one its engines. According to officials, the flight, which was flying from Dhaka to Muskat, developed an engine snag, forcing the plane to divert and land at Raipur. The emergency landing was safe and no injuries of any sorts were reported to those on board. Officials said the plane landed at 7 PM amidst the entire airport being placed on alert.
Fire engines and ambulances were stationed near the runway, as the plane made the touchdown. Officials said, being an international flight authorities were in touch with Bangladesh airlines for making alternative arrangement for the passengers to fly to their destinations.