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GoAir grounds flight crew for overshooting Bengaluru runway

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BENGALURU: Budget carrier GoAir grounded the crew of its Nagpur-Bengaluru flight for overshooting the runway at the airport, the airline said on Thursday.

“On November 11, our flight (G8-811) from Nagpur to Bengaluru carried out go around over the Bengaluru airport and was diverted to Hyderabad,” said the airline in a statement to IANS.

Civil aviation regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) ordered an investigation into the incident, involving an Airbus A320, for overshooting the runway and then undertaking a risky take-off from a grass strip.

The aircraft with 180 passengers and crew took off and landed at the Hyderabad airport safely, after not being able to land at the city airport.

The Mumbai-based Wadia-group owned GoAir did not disclose the names of the pilots involved in the incident.



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