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Air India Plane Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Friday, March 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air India Plane Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Air India flight AI-171 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Heathrow Airport, England, on March 22nd. The Boeing 787-800 plane flying from Ahmedabad, India, was on approach to Heathrow Airport when a bird hit it, causing damage to the nose and weather radar system. The plane continued for a safe landing.... »

Fighter Jets Escort Air India Plane After it Loses Communication

Sunday, March 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Fighter Jets Escort Air India Plane After it Loses Communication

Air India flight AI-171 was intercepted by fighter jets on March 10th. The Boeing 787-800 plane was heading from Ahmedabad, India, to Heathrow Airport, England, when it lost communication. Czech fighter jets were dispatched to intercept the plane and were able to communicate with the captain. The captain signaled about having technical issues due... »

Air India Flight Diverts to Ankara due to Medical Emergency

Sunday, February 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air India Flight Diverts to Ankara due to Medical Emergency

Air India flight 130 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Ankara, Turkey, on February 16th. The plane flying from London, England, to Mumbai, India, was diverted after a 63-year-old Portuguese passenger suffered a suspected cardiac arrest. The plane landed safely. The passenger, identified as Agnelo Bareto, was rushed to a hospital.... »

Air India Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Jaipur

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air India Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Jaipur

Air India flight AI-436 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Jaipur, India, on February 6th. The plane flying from Bhopal to Delhi, India, was diverted due to poor weather conditions in Delhi. However, as the plane approached Jaipur, the crew requested a priority landing reporting low fuel indications. The plane landed... »

Air India Flight Diverts to Jaipur due to Medical Emergency

Sunday, January 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air India Flight Diverts to Jaipur due to Medical Emergency

An Air India flight made an emergency landing at Sanganer Airport in Jaipur, India, on January 28th. The plane heading from Rajkot to Delhi was diverted after a passenger suffered a cardiac arrest. The plane landed uneventfully. The patient was rushed to a hospital. Download article as PDF »

Air India Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Kerala

Thursday, November 24, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air India Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Kerala

An Air India Express flight had to make an emergency landing in Kochi, Kerala, India, on November 23rd. The plane took off from Karnataka, India, and was heading to Dammam, Saudi Arabia, when it was diverted. According to Air India Express Manager Nagesh Shetty, “Suspected tail-pipe fire caused the flight to be diverted to... »

Air India Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Delhi

Monday, October 24, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air India Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Delhi

Air India flight AI-472 made an emergency landing at Indira Gandhi International airport in Delhi, India, on October 23rd. Authorities said emergency was declared after one of the tires burst while the taking off from Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. The plane landed without incident. All 108 passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as... »

Air India Flight Returns to Allahabad due to Technical Snag

Saturday, October 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air India Flight Returns to Allahabad due to Technical Snag

Air India flight-9604 had to return and make an emergency landing at Bamrauli Airport in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India, on October 21st. The plane took off for New Delhi, India, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a technical snag. The plane landed safely. There were 48 passengers and 5 crew members aboard... »

Air India Plane Blows Tire While Landing in Mumbai

Friday, October 21, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air India Plane Blows Tire While Landing in Mumbai

Air India flight AI-614 burst a tire on landing in Mumbai, India, on October 18th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was flying from Ahmedabad, India, when it blew a tire during landing. There were 128 people aboard at the time; all of them remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Air India Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Delhi

Thursday, October 13, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air India Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Delhi

Air India flight AI-460 made an emergency landing at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, India, on October 12th. The plane was flying from Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India, when the crew declared an emergency due to a technical issue. The plane landed safely. There were more than 100 passengers and crew members aboard at... »

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