Sunday, October 23, 2016

Air India plane makes emergency landing at IGI airport

New Delhi:  An Air India plane, carrying 108 passengers and crew members onboard, made an emergency landing at the Indira Gandhi International airport on Sunday after its tyre burst while taking off from Udaipur.

The aircraft (Airbus 319 operating as flight no AI-472) took off at about 7:20 PM from Udaipur's Maharana Pratap international Airport and just before it took to the skies, a loud bang was heard, officials said.

The incident was witnessed by CISF's watch tower unit at Udaipur and immediately, the air traffic control (ATC) tower was intimated, they said.
23/10/16 PTI/News Nation