SpiceJet Flight Kangra-New Delhi: Emergency Landing in Amritsar

SpiceJet Flight Kangra-New Delhi: Emergency Landing in Amritsar
Venkat Mangudi, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

Earlier today, a SpiceJet between Kangra and New Delhi made an emergency landing in Amritsar.

Information is limited regarding this incident, but below is what we know so far regarding this.

Without further ado, let’s get into it…

SG2940 – Kangra-New Delhi: Emergency Landing in Amritsar…

SpiceJet Flight Kangra-New Delhi: Emergency Landing in Amritsar
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SpiceJet Flight Kangra-New Delhi: Emergency Landing in Amritsar
Aldo Bidini (GFDL 1.2 http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/fdl-1.2.html or GFDL 1.2 http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/fdl-1.2.html), via Wikimedia Commons

SpiceJet flight SG2940, which made an emergency landing in Amritsar, is a routine scheduled flight between Kangra & New Delhi.

The aircraft operating today’s (April 10) rotation was VT-SQA.

As per data from Planespotters.net, VT-SQA is a 5.8 year old Bombardier DHC-8-400 that was delivered to the airline in September 2018.

Of this aircraft variant, SpiceJet has 24 in the fleet, but just seven are in active service currently.

Average fleet age for the variant at the airline stands at 11.2 years.

SpiceJet flight SG2940 departed Kangra at 1500 local time today and proceeded out of the mountains to New Delhi.

Not long after passing the mountains, the aircraft declared an emergency and proceeded to divert to Amritsar.

It is understood that the aircraft landed safely into the diversion field without further incident.

Cause is Unknown Currently…

Photo Credit: Premnath Kudva via Wikimedia Commons.

At this stage, it is unclear what the reason for the emergency landing into Amritsar was by SpiceJet flight SG2940 Kangra-New Delhi.

Furthermore, information will no doubt be released in due time regarding this.

As soon as we have more information pertinent to this, then we will update the article accordingly.

But for now, this remains a developing story pending additional developments.

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