Jet Airways flight emergency landing at Vizag airport


jet-airwaysVisakhapatnam A Jet Airways flight from Kolkata to Bangalore made emergency landing at the Visakhapatnam Airport here this afternoon due to a fire alarm in the cargo hold, the airline said.

The JetKonnect flight S2 4842, with 123 passengers on board, made the emergency landing at about 4.35 pm, Airport Director K Sriniwas Rao said.

After the engineers checked up the Boeing 737 aircraft, it took off for Bangalore at 7.45 pm.

The passengers were taken to Bangalore by another aircraft to minimise the inconvenience, the Jet said in a statement here.