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SpiceJet Nashik-bound flight turns midway to Delhi after 'autopilot' snag

Airline SpiceJet's Boeing-737 (File Photo)

New Delhi: Airline SpiceJet's Boeing-737 on Thursday returned to Delhi after taking off from Indira Gandhi International Airport.

Reportedly, an aircraft VT-SLP of SpiceJet, that took off for Nashik in Maharashtra from New Delhi airport returned after experiencing a malfunction in the flight's autopilot system informed the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) official.

"SpiceJet B737 aircraft VT-SLP, operating flight SG-8363 (Delhi-Nashik) on Thursday was involved in an air turnback due to an autopilot snag," he said.

However, all the passengers including the cabin crew are safe as the flight landed back safely at the airport.

"On September 1, 2022, SpiceJet B737 aircraft scheduled to operate from Delhi to Nashik returned to Delhi after the flight crew experienced a malfunction with the AutoPilot system. The aircraft made a normal landing at Delhi and passengers disembarked normally," said SpiceJet Spokesperson.

Meanwhile, SpiceJet has been going through a highly turbulent phase in recent times on account of several glitches and a non-adherence to mandated guidelines in regard to the training of some pilots. (with ANI inputs)

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