The departure of a Jet Airways flight bound for Brussels with 215 passengers from Chennai in the wee hours has been delayed after a technical snag was noticed shortly before take-off on Sunday, airport sources said.

The passengers had boarded the flight 9W 226, scheduled for departure at 1 a.m., when the pilot noticed the snag, they said.

Following this, the passengers were asked to disembark and accommodated in hotels here.

The sources said flight would take-off later in the day after the snag was cleared.