An Ahmedabad-bound IndiGo flight carrying around 180 passengers returned to the Goa airport Monday after taking-off as it developed a "technical glitch", a senior Airports Authority of India (AAI) said.
The flight landed safely at the Dabolim airport, around 40km from Panaji, at around 4.45 pm, he said.
Airport director Gagan Malik told PTI that the IndiGo flight, which had taken off for Ahmedabad from the Dabolim airport, had to make a mid-air turn back due to a "technical glitch".
He said there were around 180 passengers on board the aircraft and all were safe.
The Indian Navy-run airport, Goa's only aerodrome, handles operations of both civilian and military aircraft.
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