Kochi: A small private aircraft, owned by a Kerala-based business group, made an emergency landing at Kochi International Airport, officials said.
The Embraer model 'Thnon-100 type' aircraft, which was returning from Chennai with two passengers on board, made an emergency landing last night after the pilot suspected some fault in the brake-system, officials said.
The aircraft landed safely and the passengers and crew were safe, they said.
On suspecting some fault in the brake-system, the pilot sought clearance from the Air Traffic control for emergency landing following which precautionary measures were taken by Cochin International Airport Limited officials.
Additional fire units and medical staff were engaged, officials said, adding that the small plane was parked in an isolated bay for checking.
Story first published:
April 27, 2012 12:55 IST