Air India Flight Returns Within 10 Minutes Due To Technical Glitch

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Air India Flight Returns Within 10 Minutes Due To Technical Glitch
Air India Flight Returns Within 10 Minutes Due To Technical Glitch

Mumbai (Maharashtra): An Air India flight (AI 581) carrying over 110 passengers operating in the Mumbai-Calicut sector returned minutes after its pushback due to a technical issue, according to an official on Sunday.

However, the flight was made ready for take-off after thorough checks. “AI 581, operating on the Mumbai Calicut sector, came back at 6.25 am after pushback at 6.13 am owing to a technical issue. After engineering checks, the flight is now ready for take-off,” the Air India spokesperson said.

The spokesperson added that there was a delay of nearly 3 hours.

“A delay of approx 3 hrs. 114 pax on board. Air India accords top priority to safety issues, so thorough checks were carried out before the aircraft was cleared for operations again,” the spokesperson said.

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