Garuda Indonesia Emergency Landing at Hasanuddin Airport


Suara.com – Garuda Indonesia aircraft with flight number GIA642. Reg: PK-GFF Makassar – Gorontalo route emergency landing at Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport Makassar.

The reason for the emergency landing was because the plane had damage to the engine of the Boeing 737-800 with code G-A642.

The plane carrying 26 passengers flew at 9.17 WIT. Then back to the runway because of a problem with engine number 2.

“Because the aircraft’s instruments were damaged, passengers were dispatched using other aircraft,” said Angkasa Pura I Stakeholder Relations Manager, Iwan Risdianto, Wednesday (17/2/2021).

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The plane reportedly flew from the runway. However, had to turn back to the airport. The air force tower, which received a message from the crew, immediately requested that the plane make a landing.

Joint officers then evacuated 26 passengers and cabin crew.

Currently, the damaged aircraft is temporarily being repaired at Hasanuddin Airport. After inspection, the aircraft needed replacement parts.

“The airline has dispatched all the passengers to their destination (Gorontalo) and landed at their destination safely. Passengers have been dispatched again by different planes. Meanwhile, the damaged aircraft was repaired at the airport,” said Iwan.

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Source: Suara.com – Kumpulan Berita Bisnis Hari Ini Yang Terbaru by www.suara.com.

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