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Updated March 1st, 2024 at 22:22 IST

IAF Transport Aircraft Makes Emergency Landing At Begumpet Airport After Technical Snag

An Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft on Friday suffered technical snag prompting the pilot to make an emergency landing at Begumpet Airport.

Reported by: Ronit Singh
BREAKING: IAF Transport Aircraft Makes Emergency Landing At Begumpet Airport After Technical Snag
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Hyderabad: An Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft on Friday suffered technical snag, prompting the pilot to make an emergency landing at Begumpet Airport of Hyderabad. 

The Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules aircraft made an emergency landing after making several rounds above the city due to technical glitch, preventing it from smooth landing.

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The aircraft, which had taken off at 2.30 p.m. en route to its designated destination, encountered a technical snag related to its landing gear shortly after takeoff.

Loaded with substantial fuel, the aircraft was made to circle the city to ensure safe landing. 

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In an official statement, the Defence PRO said, “A C-130J transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force encountered an unserviceability during a routine sortie in Hyderabad, Telangana, today. The crew carried out actions as per the stated procedures and safely landed at Begumpet airport. There were no injuries to any occupants and no damage to the aircraft.” 

This is breaking news. More details to follow.  

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Published March 1st, 2024 at 18:04 IST

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