The Flybig aircraft VT-TMC was due to depart from Patna airport for Guwahati but had to be grounded by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) after a fuel leak was noticed in the flight, reports.
Directorate General of Civil Aviation
Flybig airlines aircraft was grounded at Patna airport after a fuel leak was noticed in the aircraft on Tuesday, December 7. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) ordered Flybig airlines’ flight to stay on the ground after the incident.
Reports suggest that the fuel leak was discovered during a transit check. The incident occurred with the Flybig Airlines aircraft VT-TMC was due to depart from Patna airport for Guwahati at 6:15 p.m., according to a senior Directorate General of Civil Aviation(DGCA) officer. He stated, “Fuel running escaped during the examination from the top of the wing’s right side between ribs 4 and 5 after refueling.”
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