Saudi Airlines flight returns to airport after snag

, 3:09 PM IST

Chennai: A Jeddah-bound Saudi Airlines flight with 258 passengers returned to the airport here today, following some technical snag minutes after it took off.

The pilot of Chennai-Jeddah flight noticed the technical snag and sought permission to return to the airport after it took off at 11.40 AM, airport officials said.

The flight landed at the airport at 12.10 PM safely and all passengers were taken back to the terminal, they said, adding it would leave after rectification of the snag. PTI