Mumbai: A US cargo plane returning from Bangkok was forced to make an emergency landing at the Mumbai airport due to hydraulic failure.
According to initial reports, the UPS Airlines flight no. 015 was returning from Bangkok, however, it was forced to make an emergency landing at the Mumbai airport due to hydraulic failure.
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The B747 aircraft landed at the Mumbai airport around 1209 hours and is still holding on the runway no. 27.
Some reports also suggested that the flight's deflated tyre could also be one of the reasons behind its forced landing at the Mumbai airport.
A full emergency was declared at the Mumbai airport due to the incident and flight operations were affected for some time.
UPS Airlines is an American cargo airline owned by United Parcel Service Inc.
The company is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.
The airline flies to 766 airports and operates through several hubs in the US and Internationally.
Its international all-points air hub, Worldport, is based at Louisville International Airport.