Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Snag grounds Air India Express flight in Trichy

Trichy: A Dubai-bound Air India Express flight was grounded with 165 passengers at Trichy International Airport after it developed a technical snag just before the takeoff during the wee hours on Tuesday. Meanwhile, an alternate flight took off from Trichy carrying all the passengers on Tuesday morning.

According to airport sources, flight IX612 arrived at the airport at 12.10 am on Tuesday and was supposed to leave for Dubai at 1 am. However, during the routine check, the technical team detected a snag. Later, it was announced that the flight was cancelled and all the 165 passengers were given proper accommodation.

The technical team was working to rectify the issue. In the meantime, an alternate flight, which arrived here from Thiruvananthapuram, took off with the 165 stranded passengers around 8.55 am.
13/11/19 Times of India

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