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Monday, 26 September 2016

Nepal Airlines flight from Delhi makes emergency landing in TIA

Posted by Anup Baral September 26, 2016 :
A (NAC) Nepal Airlines jet carrying 163 people on board from New Delhi on Monday made an emergency landing at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu after the aircraft emitted smoke at 12,500 feet. The crew detected smoke in the Airbus A320-220 named Lumbini as it entered Nepal's airspace this afternoon, officials said. The pilots sought permission with the airport's air traffic control tower for an emergency landing of the flight 9N-AKX after the smoke was detected while they were flying at 12,500 feet. The smoke alarm went off at the cockpit, local media reports said.

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