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Air India Kathmandu-bound flight makes emergency landing

An Air India flight from Kolkata to Kathmandu on Wednesday made an emergency landing here after the pilot informed the authorities that there was a problem with one of the engines of the plane, AI officials said.

india Updated: Jul 20, 2016 15:25 IST
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The aircraft made an emergency landing at Kolkata at 8.31 am, after the pilot reported a problem with the right engine of the plane, an AI official said.(HT file photo for representation)

An Air India flight from Kolkata to Kathmandu on Wednesday made an emergency landing here after the pilot informed the authorities that there was a problem with one of the engines of the plane, AI officials said.

The Kathmandu-bound flight took off at around 8.18 am with 56 passengers and seven crew members. The aircraft made an emergency landing at Kolkata at 8.31 am, after the pilot reported a problem with the right engine of the plane, an AI official said.

All passengers and crew members were safe and they were soon taken to Kathmandu in another flight, the official said. The plane had been grounded at Kolkata and was being examined by the engineers, he said.