A Go First flight G8911 operating from Ahmedabad to Chandigarh was diverted to Ahmedabad after a bird hit the plane on Thursday, said aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
As per the aviation regulator, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), engine number 1 of flight G8-911 is suspected to be hit by a bird and an investigation has been initiated.
Multiple incidents of technical snags and diversion of flights have been witnessed in the last few weeks. As per government data, a total of 478 technical snags-related occurrences were said in the planes in the last year between July 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022.
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Directorate General of Civil Aviation
“During operations, an aircraft may experience technical snags due to malfunctioning of components fitted on the aircraft which require rectification action by the airlines for continued safe, efficient and reliable air transport service.
These technical snags are informed by the flight crew on receiving an aural/visual alert in the cockpit or an indication of a faulty system or while experiencing the problem in operating the aircraft,” the civil aviation ministry recently told the parliament.
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