AI passengers stranded in Mumbai as air-conditioner fails

Over 100 passengers of a Chennai-bound Air India Express flight from the city were stranded due to an alleged failure of the aircraft`s air conditioning system here this evening, a source said.

Updated: Mar 13, 2010, 08:15 AM IST

Mumbai: Over 100 passengers of a Chennai-bound Air India Express flight from the city were stranded due to an alleged failure of the aircraft`s air conditioning system here this evening, a source said.

"We are stranded here at the city airport for the past five hours. The flight was scheduled to take off at 6:30 pm but it has still not taken off due to failure in the AC system," a passenger told a news agency here tonight.

There are over 100 passengers on board the flight IX-206, the passenger said, adding they have no information from the airline as to what time the flight will take off.
Air India spokesperson was not available for comment.

PTI