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Chennai: Air India flight makes emergency landing after technical snag

An Air India spokesperson in New Delhi said the six-and-a-half-year-old aircraft made the emergency landing due to a hydraulic failure.

By: PTI | Chennai |
June 22, 2016 5:46:47 pm

A city-bound Air India plane carrying around 120 passengers on board from New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport made an emergency landing here this afternoon due to a technical problem.

However, all passengers on the Airbus 320 aircraft were deplaned safely on landing of the flight at 3:19 pm, sources said.

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“The Chennai ATC (Air Traffic Control) received a call from the commander of Air India flight A1-142 at around 1430 hours asking for emergency landing of the flight due to hydraulic failure,” the source said.

The flight landed safely at 3:19 pm, six minutes ahead of its scheduled time, he said.

An Air India spokesperson in New Delhi said the six-and-a-half-year-old aircraft made the emergency landing due to a hydraulic failure.

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