Sunday, October 30, 2016

Dubai-bound Air India Express flight returns to Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram: An Air India Express flight, which left for Dubai from here this evening, returned after completing almost half of the journey due to a technical snag.
Flight IX 539, with 152 passengers and six crew members on board, returned to Thiruvananthapuram International Airport after the pilots noticed that the Autopilot was not functioning, airline sources said.
The flight landed at 8.20 pm, they said, adding that the passengers would leave for Dubai later tonight in another flight, the sources said.
29/10/16 PTI/