AP CM's Delhi-bound charter flight faces tech glitch, returns to Vijayawada airport

NewsDrum Desk
30 Jan 2023

Vijayawada, Jan 30 (PTI) An Andhra Pradesh government plane with Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy onboard returned to the Gannavaram airport here about 24 minutes after the take-off as it faced a technical glitch, according to an official statement.


The chief minister was going to the national capital to attend a preparatory meeting for the Global Investors' Conference.

"The flight with CM and his team of officials onboard took off at 5:03 pm for their visit to Delhi. After a while, the pilot noticed a technical problem in the plane and the flight was diverted back," the statement said.

The Vijayawada-Delhi flight returned to the parking bay at 5:27 pm.

The CM has reached his Tadepalli residence, the statement said.

Officials are making alternative arrangements for the chief minister's visit to Delhi, it added. PTI LUX LUX TIR TIR