Snag-hit plane makes emergency landing

Hyderabad, September 30: A Chennai-bound Kingfisher flight made an emergency landing within 10 minutes of taking off from the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) here on Tuesday.

Sources in the RGIA said flight IT2479 took off at 8.40 p.m. but had to return to the airport by 8.50 p.m. because of a technical snag. It is learnt that 64 passengers were on board. All of them were later accommodated in another flight bound for Chennai.