A special aircraft carrying Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy had to make an emergency landing at the Gannavaram airport shortly after take-off.
Vijayawada: A special aircraft carrying Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy had to make an emergency landing at the Gannavaram airport shortly after take-off. The plane landed safely. CM was going to Delhi today. After take off, the pilot found a technical fault in the flight.
The Chief Minister and a team of officials took off at 5:03 PM for their visit to Delhi. After a while, the pilot noticed a technical problem in the plane. The flight landed back at Gannavaram again at 5:27 PM. The CM reached Tadepalli’s residence.
Earlier in the day, a state government plane carrying Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis to Jalgaon district returned to Mumbai on Monday after it encountered bad weather, an official from the CM’s office said.
Shinde and Fadnavis were headed to Jamner in Jalgaon district, located around 415 kilometres from Mumbai, to attend a programme, ‘Banjara Kumbh 2023’, where Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was a key speaker.
The flight took off from Mumbai, but had to return due to inclement weather, the official in the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said.
Shinde and Fadnavis later attended the programme via video-conferencing, he added.
A large number of leaders from the Banjara community as well as Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh functionaries were present at the event.