GoAir Ahmedabad-Bengaluru flight scare after engine catches fire, all passengers safe

Bengaluru-bound GoAir flight’s engine caught fire on at Ahmedabad airport Tuesday morning. The fire has been, however, doused and all passengers are safe.

In a statement on Tuesday, GoAir said that the right engine of the Ahmedabad-Bengaluru flight suffered damage, which resulted in a small fire.

“The right engine of GoAir Ahmedabad to Bengaluru flight suspected to have suffered from a foreign object damage while on take-off roll. The suspected FOD resulted in a small fire which has been doused. All passengers and crew are safe,” GoAir said in a statement.

The airlines added that no emergency evacuation was deemed necessary and that the passengers will be deplaned after the aircraft is towed off the runway.

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