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IndiGo’s Kannur-Doha flight diverted to Mumbai due to technical glitch

The airline said the flight 6E-1715 was diverted to Mumbai as a precaution.

According to a senior DGCA official, the aircraft was diverted due to a hydraulic leak. (Reuters/Representational)

An IndiGo plane flying from Kerala’s Kannur to Doha was diverted to the airport here on Friday due to a technical issue.

The airline said the flight 6E-1715 was diverted to Mumbai as a precaution.

“The operating crew noticed a technical issue and diverted the aircraft to Mumbai for necessary maintenance. The passengers are being accommodated on an alternative aircraft for their onward journey,” it said in a statement.

According to a senior DGCA official, the aircraft was diverted due to a hydraulic leak.

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Details about the number of passengers onboard the aircraft was not immediately available.

First published on: 02-12-2022 at 22:27 IST
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