Thursday, March 08, 2018

London flight held up at RGIA for 2.5 hours

Hyderabad: London-bound passengers of a British Airways flight were stranded at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here for about two-and-half hours on Wednesday morning following technical snag in the aircraft.

Sources said flight No. BA276 was scheduled to take off at 7.20 a.m. on Wednesday, but could not fly out of the airport before 9.56 a.m.

The captain alerted the ground staff about the snag, and it was attended to by the engineering team, which gave clearance to fly more than two hours later.

As many as 245 fliers, including the airlines crew, were on the aircraft.
08/03/18 The Hindu