PATNA: The special which had reached Patna from Delhi’s with altogether eight , developed major soon after landing at Patna airport which was not resolved even till late Saturday night.

Sources said a team of IAF engineers in another aircraft reached Patna from Gorakhpur to fix the snag.

According to the sources, the aircraft which developed snag, after delivering two mortal remains at Patna, had six more mortal remains of CRPF personnel killed in the Pulwama terror attack of which two each were scheduled to be taken to Odhisa and West Bengal while one each for Assam and Jharkhand.

“An IAF chopper was called from Ranchi to take one mortal remain from Patna which was to be ultimately taken to Gumla while another aircraft reached from Guwahati which flew back with three more remains to Kolkata of which one was later taken to Guwahati,” sources said.

Another special IAF aircraft reached Patna from Bhuvaneshwar which took two more mortal remains to Odhisa. The technical snag in aircraft at Patna was yet to be fixed while filing the news at 11.45pm.


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