An Air India Tirupati-bound flight with 66 passengers on board had to make an emergency landing here after an hour of its take off due to some technical fault, airport officials said.
"Air India's Delhi- Hyderabad-Tirupati flight (IC 942) had to make an emergency landing after an hour of its take off from the Indira Gandhi International airport here around 10.15 am due to some technical fault," officials said.
An emergency was declared around 11.15 am and all emergency procedures were followed.
The plane landed safely and all 66 passengers and six crew members were safe, they said.
The airlines accommodated all the passengers in another aircraft around 12.30 pm which flight finally took off for its destination around 1 pm, an airlines official said.