Urmila Yadav (Captain) circled the Air India flight AI-9760 over the Lokapriya Gopinath Bardoloi International (LGBI) airport for about one hour before she made a skilful emergency landing.
On Sunday a woman pilot turn away an air tragedy by her skillful handling of a Guwahati-bound aircraft after it lost one of its nose wheels during takeoff from the Kumbhirgram airport in Silchar.
The scheduled departure of the flight from Silchar was 7.20 a.m. but it was delayed due to rainy weather. The flight took off at 9 a.m.
The Air Traffic Control (ATC) of the Indian Air Force at Kumbhirgram which noticed that something had fallen off the aircraft after it took off. It then alerted the LGBI ATC.
The ATR aircraft had 48 passengers. Its five-member crew contains three women, including the pilot.
Earlier Urmila Yadav asked the crew to shift some goods from the cockpit to the back to reduce the load on the front, to make easy safe landing.
The passengers thanked the Urmila Yadav for saving their lives.