A Go First flight to Guwahati was diverted to Jaipur after its windshield cracked mid-air.

A Go First plane | Representational Picture

The windshield of a Delhi-Guwahati Go First plane cracked mid-air and the airplane needed to be diverted to Jaipur, the Directorate Normal of Civil Aviation (DGCA) officers stated.

This comes a day after a Mumbai-Leh Go First flight needed to be diverted to Delhi resulting from a fault in one in all its engines.

In one other incident, a Srinagar-Delhi flight of the identical airline needed to return after hassle was detected in one in all its engines.

AIRLINE WOES

Flights of SpiceJet, IndiGo and now Go First have been dealing with technical malfunction incidents over the previous couple of weeks. A complete of 9 such incidents had been reported on SpiceJet flights alone in lower than 30 days.

On July 2, a SpiceJet flight heading to Jabalpur returned to Delhi after the crew members noticed smoke within the cabin at round 5,000 toes altitude. Fuselage door warnings lit up on two separate SpiceJet planes whereas taking off on June 24 and June 25, forcing them to desert their journeys and return.

On June 19, an engine on the provider’s Delhi-bound plane carrying 185 passengers caught hearth quickly after the take off from Patna airport and the airplane made an emergency touchdown minutes later. The engine malfunctioned due to a fowl hit.

IndiGo’s Sharjah-Hyderabad flight was diverted to Karachi on Sunday as a precautionary measure after pilots noticed a defect in one of many engines.

On July 6, the DGCA issued a show-cause discover to SpiceJet following at the very least 9 incidents of technical malfunction in its plane since June 19.

In the meantime, Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia held one-on-one conferences with chiefs of Indian carriers on Monday, asking them to ramp up security oversight.

The DGCA has now mandated that every one flights have to be launched by licensed workers having an AME Class B1/B2 license and is at the moment investigating all incidents of technical malfunction.

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