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Air India flight returns to Delhi soon after take-off due to technical issue

The AI-825 flight, with 180 passengers, which took off at 10:15am, returned to Delhi and safely landed at 10:55am under “emergency conditions”, an Air India spokesperson said.

india Updated: Apr 29, 2018 13:59 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, New Delhi
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File photo of an Air India aircraft. (Reuters photo)

A Srinagar-bound Air India flight from New Delhi returned shortly after take-off on Sunday morning due to a technical issue, the airline said.

The AI-825 flight, with 180 passengers, which took off at 10:15am, returned to Delhi and safely landed at 10:55am under “emergency conditions”, an Air India spokesperson said, adding that the exact cause of the technical issue is being ascertained.

Passengers were being boarded in another flight which was to take off shortly.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

First Published: Apr 29, 2018 13:59 IST