An IndiGo flight from Tiruchirapalli, India bound for Singapore made an emergency landing in Indonesia on Tuesday due to the crew detecting a burning smell in the cabin. The passengers were evacuated safely at Kualanamu airport in Medan, Indonesia. The aircraft was inspected, and passengers provided with accommodation. The passengers are expected to fly to Singapore on an alternate aircraft.
Details of the Emergency Landing
The IndiGo flight A320ceo, operating 6E-1007 was diverted to Kualanamu airport, Medan in Indonesia after a burning smell was noted in the cabin by the crew. The pilot followed safety procedures and as a precaution, landed at the nearest airport. Initial ground inspection showed no visible signs of damage. The aircraft has been held at Kualanamu for further detailed inspection.
IndiGo airlines has provided accommodation to the passengers and made arrangements for them to fly to Singapore on an alternate aircraft. More details are awaited on the exact cause of the burning smell and the status of the grounded aircraft.
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