Jayalalithaa funeral: IAF aircraft carrying President Pranab develops technical snag mid-air, returns to Delhi

President Pranab Mukherjee was travelling to Chennai to attend the last rites of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: December 6, 2016 2:16 pm
President Pranab Mukherjee President Pranab Mukherjee

An Indian Air Force aircraft carrying President Pranab Mukherjee had to return to Delhi after it developed a technical snag mid-air, news agency PTI reported. The President was travelling to Chennai to attend the last rites of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa.

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The aircraft has now departed once again from Delhi and President Pranab is on his way to Chennai.

It is yet to be known what exactly happened to the aircraft. No details were made available as yet.

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