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AI's Calicut-Dubai flight diverted to Mumbai

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A Dubai-bound flight from Calicut with 62 passengers on board was diverted to today following a burning smell in the cockpit.

The flight landed safely at the International Airport here at 12.50 pm, an airport official said.

The commander of the flight AI-937 operating on Calicut-route sought priority landing from the air traffic control after there was a burning smell in the cockpit though no smoke was detected, the official said.

The Airbus A321 aircraft is currently grounded and a team of engineering department is carrying out its inspection. spokesperson was not available for comments.

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First Published: Tue, June 13 2017. 16:57 IST