AI Flight Diverted to Kolkata Airport After Glitch

A Hong Kong-bound Air India flight from Delhi carrying 216 passengers and 10 crew onboard made an unscheduled landing at the airport here due to a technical problem.

Published: 22nd September 2015 10:23 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd September 2015 10:23 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

KOLKATA: A Hong Kong-bound Air India flight from Delhi carrying 216 passengers and 10 crew onboard made an unscheduled landing at the airport here due to a technical problem early today, an Air India official said.

The Dreamliner landed at the NSC Bose International Airport here at 2.15 AM, he said. While some passengers have been sent back to Delhi through alternative arrangements, others have been accommodated at local hotels.

The plane is likely to depart from here this evening at about 7.30 PM, he said.

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