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Operational negligence: AI flight diverted to Nagpur, pilots de-restored

Air India investigates operational negligence in Kolkata-Mumbai flght, derosters pilots

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Air India
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National passenger carrier on Tuesday said that it is investigating an incident of gross operational negligence on its which had to land at Nagpur, as the aircraft's landing gear was not retracted after take-off.

"The were de-rostered after the incident was reported. Investigation is on," said airline spokesperson

The incident is reported to have occurred on July 22 when the ferrying around 100 passengers had to be diverted to

The aircraft is said to have consumed most of its fuel, as the drag generated from the landing gear led to excessive fuel burn.

First Published: Wed, July 26 2017. 10:42 IST