AI flight makes emergency landing in Mumbai
An Air India Jeddah-Mumbai flight made an emergency landing in Mumbai following suspected hydraulic failure, officials said. All 286 passengers on board are reported safe.mumbai Updated: Aug 31, 2011 15:59 IST
An Air India Jeddah-Mumbai flight made an emergency landing in Mumbai following suspected hydraulic failure, officials said. All 286 passengers on board are reported safe.
The incoming flight from Jeddah AI-930 was scheduled to arrive at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport at 12.58pm, when it reported a suspected hydraulic failure. The airport authorities declared a full state of emergency.
The flight landed safely at 13.48pm and there was no casualty of any kind, officials of the airline and the airport said.
The emergency was withdrawn at 14.13pm.
This is the second incident of its kind involving an AI aircraft in the past two days.
An Air India Chennai-Bangalore-Thiruvananthapuram flight with 123 passengers made an emergency landing at Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday following hydraulic failure.
First Published: Aug 31, 2011 15:55 IST