Emergency declared at Kolkata Airport after fuel leakage on Air India flight

According to reports, all the passengers were safe.

Emergency declared at Kolkata Airport after fuel leakage on Air India flight
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Kolkata: A complete emergency was declared at Kolkata airport on Saturday night after a fuel leakage was reported from an Air India flight. The Delhi-bound AI-335 flight was coming from Bangkok.

According to reports, all the passengers were safe.

"At around 10.35 pm due to a suspected technical glitch, Bkk-Del AI335, operated with an A320neo made a precautionary landing at Kolkata airport. Passengers were later flown to Delhi at 2.30 am. Aircraft operated on Kolkata- Mumbai route this morning after thorough checks," Air India said in a statement.

On the same day, a Kolkata-bound IndiGo aircraft returned to Chennai shortly after take off after a technical glitch was observed by the crew. Indigo stated that it was mere operating procedures and not an emergency landing.