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London-bound flight diverts back to New Delhi due to fire scare

AsiaLondon-bound flight diverts back to New Delhi due to fire scare

The flight landed safely back in New Delhi at around 10:26 am.

A British Airways flight en route to London’s Heathrow airport returned to New Delhi shortly after departure on Friday. The return was prompted by indications of a potential fire onboard, as per airport officials.

The flight, BA-142, had taken off from New Delhi airport when, at approximately 9:53 am on Friday, a full emergency was declared due to an indication of fire lights.

Immediately following this alert, all relevant authorities were promptly notified of the situation.

Subsequently, a decision was made to reroute the flight back to New Delhi for precautionary measures.

The flight landed safely back in New Delhi at around 10:26 am, and by 10:55 am, the full emergency status was lifted, ensuring the safety of all onboard passengers and crew, as confirmed by officials.

-By Aditya Ahuja

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