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Chennai-bound AI flight diverted to Mumbai due to medical

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A Chennai-bound flight from was diverted to the International Airport here today as a passenger took ill.

The male passenger (name not revealed by the airline) complained of chest pain, following which the pilot decided to divert the Airbus A321 aircraft to Mumbai, an spokesperson said.

flight AI 906, carrying 164 passengers, had departed from the International Airport at 1128 hours yesterday night.

On landing, the passenger was deplaned for medical examination, the AI spokesperson said, adding the flight with remaining passengers left for at 0455 hours this morning.

Doctors from International Airport Limited conducted medical tests and declared the passenger fit for travelling. He will be flying to on another Air India flight, the official added.

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

First Published: Mon, December 04 2017. 15:15 IST