An IndiGo plane enroute to Bagdogra returned to Delhi on Saturday afternoon due to a technical problem.
While a source said the aircraft made an emergency landing due to a technical problem, IndiGo said the flight 6E 6282 from Delhi to Bagdogra returned to Delhi as a precaution.
“The pilot noticed a technical issue and requested a turn back. The aircraft landed safely and is undergoing necessary inspection. An alternate aircraft was provided for the passengers to be flown to Bagdogra,” IndiGo said in a statement. According to the source, there were more than 200 people onboard.