Contaminated fuel forces planes to return after take-off from Kolkata

By john.wallace

At least two domestic flights of a leading airline took off from Kolkata last Friday (July 7) after getting fuel for the journey. But, soon after they were airborne, the pilots got a fuel warning forcing their return to Kolkata.

"Puzzled about the return, as the warning had come after fuelling, the airline got the fuel tanks emptied. The drained out aviation turbine fuel (ATF) was checked and was found to have water contamination," said a source

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