Air India Plane Makes Emergency Landing


New Delhi: An Air India plane from Vijayawada, carrying over 100 passengers and crew, made an emergency landing at the IGI airport here due to a technical glitch in the aircraft.

The aircraft, an Airbus A-319, landed safely and all passengers were safe, official sources said. Full emergency was declared about 11:15am for Air India flight AI-460 coming here from Vijayawada after the pilot informed the Delhi Air Traffic Control about some issues in the plane’s engine, they said.

The plane landed safely at 11:20am, and passengers and crew all were reported to be safe, they added. Confirming the incident, an Air India spokesperson said the emergency landing was sought for its Vijayawada-Delhi flight, which had 101 passengers onboard, after some technical glitch was reported in one of the Airbus A-319 aircraft.