Union Minister & BJP MLAs Among Passengers on IndiGo Flight Diverted Due to Engine Fault

Guwahati: An IndiGo flight headed to Dibrugarh faced an unexpected engine issue, leading to its diversion to Guwahati’s Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport. The flight accommodated more than 150 passengers, including Rameshwar Teli, the Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, as well as two BJP MLAs, Prashant Phukan and Terash Gowala. Fortunately, all the passengers on board remained unharmed and were safely evacuated.

Rameshwar Teli, who was among the passengers, shared his experience stating that the IndiGo flight encountered an engine problem approximately 15 to 20 minutes after takeoff, prompting the pilot to redirect the aircraft to Dibrugarh Airport in Guwahati. Despite the unexpected situation, everyone onboard emerged without injuries or harm.

It is worth noting that incidents like these highlight the importance of swift and efficient responses by airline staff and crew members to ensure the safety and well-being of passengers. The appropriate measures were taken to handle the situation, and the passengers involved, including the Union Minister and the BJP MLAs, were relieved to have reached their destination safely.

Such incidents emphasize the significance of regular maintenance and thorough inspections of aircraft engines to prevent potential issues during flights. By adhering to stringent safety protocols and promptly addressing mechanical complications, airlines can continue to prioritize passenger safety and provide reliable air travel services.

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