Air India Mumbai-Calicut flight makes emergency landing soon after take off due to technical snag
There were 114 passengers on board the aircraft when it returned to the bay after the push back
Aviation sector has been going through a turbulent times as technical issues in aircrafts are increasing day by day.
Today, a similar incident happened as a Calicut-bound Air India flight from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai was delayed by more than three hours on Sunday (November 20) due to a "technical issue", Air India stated.
There were 114 passengers on board the aircraft when it returned to the bay after the push back, an Air India spokesperson mentioned in a statement.
Air India flight AI 581, operating on the Mumbai-Calicut sector, came back at 6:25 am after the push back at 6:13 am owing to a "technical issue", the airline reported.
Thorough engineering checks were carried out before the aircraft was cleared for operations again, it stated. The flight finally took off for its destination Calicut at 9:50 am, the airline added.