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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.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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AI's Calicut-Dubai flight diverted to Mumbai

A Dubai-bound Air India flight from Calicut with 62 passengers on board was diverted to Mumbai today following a burning smell in the cockpit. The flight landed safely at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here at 12.50 pm, an airport official said. The commander of the flight AI-937 operating on Calicut-Dubai route sought priority landing from the Mumbai 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 Air India engineering department is carrying out its inspection. Air India spokesperson was not available for comments. 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.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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AI's Calicut-Dubai flight diverted to 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.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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