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AI plane makes emergency landing at Kochi airport

News18

First published: June 29, 2010, 11:54 AM IST | Updated: June 29, 2010
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AI plane makes emergency landing at Kochi airport
The plane landed under emergency conditions after the pilot noticed some technical problem in one of the engines.

Kochi: An Air India plane, with 49 people on board, made an emergency landing at Kochi airport on Tuesday. The plane landed under emergency conditions at the airport soon after take off as the pilot noticed some technical problem in one of the engines.

The Kochi-Bangalore-Chennai A-320 IC 509 flight with 42 passengers and seven crew had taken off for Bangalore at 0700 hrs IST from Nedumbassery Airport in Kochi, but returned within 30 minutes after the problem was noticed.

Fire services personnel and ambulances were called at the airport to meet any eventuality. Technicians from Chennai are trying to rectify the fault.

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