Pune News : Delayed flights at Pune airport irks passengers

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Pune : Many flights from Pune airports got delayed since the runway was closed temporarily by the air force.

Travellers faced major difficulties due to delayed flights at Pune airport. Many passengers expressed their feelings on social media over the sudden closure of the runway. It is nothing but irksome, reacted passengers.

Ashish Moghe, public relation officer at Air Force told Today a Su-30 MKI of the Indian Air Force engaged the Aircraft Arrester Barrier at air force station Pune.

According to him, the event occurred after a routine training sortie, following inadequate deceleration experienced by the pilots, on the landing roll due to technical snag. There was no damage to the aircraft. Engaging of arrester barrier gear is a planned activity for stopping of a fighter aircraft. The runway, which had been closed temporarily, has been made operational again. An investigation has been ordered into the incident.

Tania Roy, one of the passenger said on twitter, ‘’#indigo #flight Pune to Hyd 6E 0407 delayed because runway at #Pune #airport is closed. Passengers waiting to board just got to know. Indigo is asking passengers to come forward who have a connecting flight from Hyd. This sudden closing of the runway is irksome.’’