A Buddha Air aircraft. (File photo)
KATHMANDU: Two aircrafts of Buddha Air have made emergency landings at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Monday evening.
Buddha Air’s 9N-AMD flight that took off for Dhangadhi from Kathmandu returned from mid-way and landed at the airport at 6 pm after aircraft pilots’ encountered technical problem in the plane.
69 passengers were on board the 9N-AMD aircraft. According to the airline, passengers would be taken to Dhangadhi on a different aircraft Monday itself.
Similarly, another Buddha Air flight made an emergency landing at TIA at 7 pm. The flight that left for Nepalgunj was returned after a passenger fainted on the flight after take off.
A senior official of the company said the flight would leave for Nepalgunj after dropping off the ill passenger.