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Delhi-bound United Airlines flight diverts to London due to emergency

The flight now has been cancelled due to the crew reaching their maximum duty time

ANI  |  New York 

United Airlines
United Airlines

A major US airline, the flight on Sunday with 266 passengers and 15 crew members onboard diverted its New Delhi bound flight to London's Heathrow Airport due to medical emergency.

"Our team at is providing assistance to customers of United flight 82 (New York/ Newark to Delhi) which diverted to because of a medical issue on board. The flight now has been cancelled due to the crew reaching their maximum duty time," the statement from the airlines read.

"We are providing hotel accommodation for our customers, and making arrangements for them to complete their journeys tomorrow. We have apologised to our customers for the inconvenience caused," the statement added.

commonly referred to as United is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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First Published: Sun, March 04 2018. 22:04 IST
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