Tejas Fighter Jet Makes Emergency Landing in Surat Due to Fuel Shortage

A Tejas fighter jet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) made an emergency landing at Surat International Airport due to low fuel. The pilot contacted the Air Traffic Control (ATC) for assistance. The aircraft landed safely at 10:18 am, with no statement yet from the Gujarat defence PRO.


PTI | Surat | Updated: 11-06-2024 21:30 IST | Created: 11-06-2024 21:30 IST
Tejas Fighter Jet Makes Emergency Landing in Surat Due to Fuel Shortage
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In an unexpected turn of events, a Tejas fighter jet from the Indian Air Force executed an emergency landing at Surat International Airport on Tuesday morning due to low fuel levels, according to an official report.

The pilot of the indigenous aircraft issued a call for help to the Air Traffic Control (ATC), requesting an emergency landing due to the fuel shortage, disclosed airport director SC Bhalse.

"The Tejas fighter jet pilot alerted us earlier today, citing fuel insufficiency and necessitating an immediate landing. The aircraft made a safe touchdown at 10:18 am at Surat airport," stated Bhalse. As of now, the defence PRO for Gujarat has yet to release any official statement regarding the incident.

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