The engine of an Indigo flight going to Indore failed before taking off at Kanpur Airport. The engine failure was reported before the aircraft took off. Due to which a major accident was avoided. England and South Africa cricket teams were also in this flight. The plane was standing at the airport till late night. Waiting for another plane.
On Friday evening, at around 4.30 pm, the airport administration got information about the engine failure of the Indigo flight from Kanpur to Indore. This plane was about to take flight to Indore when its engine malfunctioned. Apart from normal passengers, the cricket team of England and South Africa was also going to Indore by this flight. As soon as the information about the flight engine failure of the aircraft was received, the passengers started a ruckus. When the flight did not take off for a long time, the situation got worse.
No flight could land at Kanpur airport
Due to Indigo flight, no other aircraft could land at Kanpur airport. Because this airport is small. According to the information, due to non-availability of runway, the flight coming from Mumbai could not even land and she kept circling in the air. Passengers going to Bangalore and Chennai also roamed around at Kanpur Airport.
England and South Africa Cricket Team also stuck at the airport
Apart from the normal passengers, the England and South Africa Cricket Team are also stuck at the airport (Kanpur Airport). These teams were going to Indore to participate in the Legend Cricket League. Another aircraft was being arranged for the team. However, late in the night the faulty engine of the Indigo aircraft could not be repaired.
Passengers got off the flight, there was a stir at the airport
As soon as the airport administration got information about the malfunction in the engine of the Indigo flight, there was a stir there. However, all the passengers were safely ejected from the aircraft. Passengers have been given the option of going to Indore by another flight. Passengers have expressed their displeasure with the management of IndiGo and the Airport Authority.