GoAir Singapore-Bengaluru flight turns back due to technical issue

Reuters New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 10, 2019, 05.23 PM(IST)

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The Spokesperson said that the safety of passengers and crew is of paramount importance and expressed regret for any inconvenience caused to them

A GoAir Singapore-Bengaluru flight carrying 158 passengers on-board had an air turn back shortly after takeoff on Monday following a technical issue, an official release said.

"GoAir flight G8 28 Singapore - Bengaluru had an air turn back on priority shortly after takeoff following a technical issue. There were 158 passengers on board. The aircraft is currently being attended to by the GoAir engineering team," GoAir Spokesperson said in a media statement.

The Spokesperson said that the safety of passengers and crew is of paramount importance and expressed regret for any inconvenience caused to them.