Mumbai-bound Vistara flight returns midway to Delhi after whistling sound in cockpit

Mumbai-bound Vistara flight returns halfway to Delhi after whistling sound in cockpit

New Delhi: A Mumbai-bound Vistara flight returned halfway to Delhi airport on Monday after a ‘whistling’ sound was heard on the fitting facet of the plane cockpit, stories mentioned.

The incident has promoted the Directorate Normal of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to order an inquiry as no structural deficiency was noticed in the course of the preliminary floor inspection of the Boeing 737 plane.

“On 04.09.0222 Vistara B737-800 plane VT-TGB whereas working flight UK 951 (Delhi-Mumbai), was concerned in air turnback to Delhi because the whistling sound was heard from the fitting facet within the cockpit. The plane landed safely. Throughout the preliminary floor inspection, no structural deficiency has been noticed. Additional, inspection is in progress,” India Immediately quoted a DGCA supply as saying.

Vistara has confirmed the return of the flight, saying that the pilot needed to take the choice after a technical glitch was detected moments after its take-off.

“As a precautionary step, pilots determined to show again and the plane landed safely on the IGI Airport, Delhi,” the airline mentioned in an announcement.

An alternate plane was instantly organized to fly the passengers to their vacation spot, it added.