Technical snag delays Chennai-Hong Kong flight by more than 10 hours



Chennai: A Cathay Pacific flight bound for Hong Kong from here has been delayed by more than 10 hours due to a technical snag, airport sources said Sunday.

The aircraft with 225 passengers on board was to leave Chennai around 13.30 hrs. However, the pilot detected a snag as it was taxiing to the main runway, they said.

All the passengers were asked to disembark and were later put up in nearby hotels, they said.

The flight is expected to resume its onward journey at around 0100 hrs Monday, they added.

PTI