Narrow escape for 90 GoAir passengers

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NEW DELHI: An A320 neo aircraft, operated by GoAir, returned to the national capital on Friday due to a "suspected technical glitch", according to the airline. While the carrier did not mention exact reasons, A320 neos powered by Pratt & Whitney engines have been facing engine problems.

The Hyderabad-bound flight -- G8 423 -- returned back to Delhi and made a normal landing. It had 90 passengers on board.

In a statement, the airline said there was suspected technical glitch.

"After normal landing, the passengers were accommodated in another aircraft through ramp to ramp transfer. Post inspection and investigation, the aircraft has been declared serviceable and operational," it added.