Neighbourhood News Desk/Avi Arya: Jet Airways flight bound to Delhi from Nagpur was hit by a technical snag leading to a delay of over six hours on Thursday. Engineers were busy working on the Boeing 777 aircraft till late in the evening. Flight, which was scheduled to take off on 5:20 pm, was slated to fly at 11.50 pm once the repairs could be done.
Official in the airline said that the spares have been requisitioned from Mumbai and it was expected that the plane would be able to fly again. Sources in the airport say that it appeared to be engine failure as the plane could not take a start up despite repeated attempts. The engine has to achieve certain rotations per minutes (RPM), there are alarms to indicate if the parameters are not met.