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Delhi-Bound SpiceJet flight engine catches fire, makes emergency landing in Patna

By Dinkle Popli -- June 19, 2022 1:52 pm -- Updated:June 19, 2022 1:52 pm

Patna: A SpiceJet aircraft flying from Patna to Delhi landed safely back in Bihar's capital after its left engine caught fire following a bird hit, officials have said. Videos shot by locals on the ground show sparks coming out from the left engine.

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Aviation regulator DGCA sources said this was a bird hit, which often causes an engine fire. The pilots shut down the engine and landed safely, they said.

-PTC News

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