A major tragedy was averted when two planes, one IndiGO and another SpiceJet came face-to-face at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport in Delhi, triggering scare among authorities and the passengers.
Hindustan times reported, the sources said that, the IndiGO plane with 176 passengers on board was coming from Lucknow. While taxing, the pilot suddenly saw a SpiceJet aircraft within metres and applied the brakes.
The IndiGO flight 6E 769 had switched off the lights. Details of the SpiceJet flight were not immediately available.
A probe into the incident has been ordered by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation.