Fuel finished in mid air during the flight of Oman Airlines on Friday. The plane was immediately put in an emergency at Amausi Airport.
The plane was allowed to resume after refueling. The aircraft was going to Kathmandu from Muscat.
Indeed, on Friday, Oman Airlines’s aircraft WY-337 was flying from Muscat to Kathmandu. The pilot feared about the fuel shortage in mid-air during flight. He immediately verified the availability of fuel so it became known that it was on the verge of ending. Pilot showed the air traffic controller (ATC) the oil shortage while showing the speed and the seriousness and asked for permission to land the plane.
On the other hand, after getting the permission from the ATC, the preparations were made to bring the aircraft to the emergency at Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport. Ambulance and security forces were deployed.
At around 3.25 PM IST, the Oman Airlines plane was dropped off at the airport. The passenger’s were in panic after hearing about the fuel shortage in the aircraft. However, the airline staff told the passengers to calm down.
After refueling at Amausi Airport, the plane left for Kathmandu at around 4.30 PM IST.