Biman flight makes emergency landing

Dhaka, Sep 19 A Singapore-bound aircraft of Biman Bangladesh Airlines made an emergency landing shortly after taking off at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka as the aircraft’s wheels failed to retract, an official said.

The airport official said that the flight BG-084 of the country’s national flag carrier took off at about 8.45 a.m. on Thursday, carrying 143 passengers on board.

The pilots detected the wheels of the Boeing 737 plane were not folding into the aircraft, forcing them to return for an emergency landing.

The passengers were shifted to another Singapore-bound flight later, he added.

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