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Air India flight returns to Delhi after crack in windshield

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A Kolkata-bound flight was today forced to return to International airport here shortly after take-off due to a crack in the windshield of the aircraft, an said.

Delhi-AI 020 took off from at 2.25 pm but returned to the airport due to a crack in its windshield, said an

It was a double whammy for the passengers who could resume their journey only after a delay of over three hours as the replacement aircraft too developed a technical snag, according to the source.

Another flight from to Delhi, AI 701, scheduled for departure at 5.30 pm, was also delayed by four hours, the said.

The did not share the number of passengers who were onboard the two flights.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 22:50 IST