ATR-72 aircraft of IndiGo suffers critical nose gear failure on landing

- A Monitor Desk Report Date: 17 June, 2021 | 646 Views
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New Delhi: An  ATR 72-600  aircraft of Indigo Airways experienced a critical nose gear failure upon landing at Hubli Airport in India on June 14.

Flight 6E-7979 took off from Kannur International Airport, India with 5 passengers and crew on board. Upon arriving at Hubli the aircraft made a crash landing after experiencing a double tire burst.

All passengers and crew on board escaped unhurt, reports local media. The aircraft was stuck on the runway but has been towed off.

Based in Gurugram, Haryana, India, the low-cost carrier IndiGo is the largest airline in India. It operates a fleet of  246 aircraft, including 25 ATR 72 aircraft. The aircraft has a seating capacity of 74 passengers. 

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