Air India plane makes emergency landing after engine snag

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Kolkata, Mar 29: An Air India Delhi-bound flight from Hong Kong with around 154 passengers onboard was diverted to Kolkata, where it landed under emergency conditions after the pilot detected a snag in the aircraft engine.

The snag-hit Boeing 787-800 (Dreamliner) plane is now grounded at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport here, sources said.

Air India plane makes emergency landing

An Air India spokesperson in Delhi said that the aircraft made a precautionary landing at around 2015 hours, and all passengers have been deplaned safely. Air India is making arrangements to fly the stranded passengers to their destination in its Kolkata-Delhi flight, the spokesperson said.


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