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Emirates flight makes unscheduled landing at Chennai airport

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

A Dubai-bound flight from with 298 passengers on-board made an unscheduled landing at the today due to technical reasons, airport sources said

The pilot safely landed the aircraft at the airport after getting clearance from Air Traffic Control at 11.58 am, they said.

Meanwhile, Airways said the aircraft was diverted to due to "technical reasons" and the officials were in the process of rebooking the flight to final destination.

"Due to technical reasons the flight has diverted to Chennai. We are in the process of rebooking the flight to final destination and will send updated itinerary shortly", the said.

The passengers were given accommodation by the airliner in the city.

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 17:10 IST