AI flight makes precautionary landing in New Delhi
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Last Updated: Saturday, October 31, 2009, 12:33
New Delhi: A Shanghai-bound Air India flight from Mumbai with 172 passengers on Friday made a precautionary landing at the IGI airport in New Delhi after it developed a technical snag.

The pilot detected a problem in the hydraulic system and informed the Air Traffic Control (ATC) for permission to land under emergency condition, AI spokesman said.

The emergency paraphernalia such as fire tenders and ambulance at the airport were kept on alert. The Airbus-A 330 landed normally but got stuck while taxing to the base. It was later towed to the bay.

All passengers were safe and they were shifted to another aircraft for their onward journey to Shanghai, the spokesperson added.

Bureau Report

First Published: Saturday, October 31, 2009, 12:33

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