A technical snag forced an AirAsia India flight carrying 168 passengers to Bengaluru from Goa to return and make an emergency landing.
The aircraft, however, landed safely, the airline said in a statement.
The AirAsia India flight took off at around 7.34 am from Goa but landed back at 8.12 am, according to flight tracking website Flightradar24.com.
"AirAsia India flight00i5 1325--from Goa to Bengaluru returned to Goa shortly after takeoff due to a technical fault," the airline said in a statement without specifying what the fault was.
The aircraft-Airbus A320--landed safely at the Goa airport, and all affected guests are being attended to by the airline's ground staff as the aircraft undergoes recovery, it added.
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