Indian flight from UAE makes emergency landing at Kerala airport

The Air India Express flight had a technical glitch, according to an airport spokesperson

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Published: Sun 29 Jan 2023, 9:06 PM

Last updated: Mon 30 Jan 2023, 6:51 AM

A flight from Sharjah has made an emergency landing at an airport in India, according to PTI.

The Air India Express flight landed in Cochi International Airport following a technical glitch.

"Suspected hydraulic failure at IX 412 from Sharjah to Kochi. Due to this, a full emergency was declared at 8.04pm in the Kochi airport. The aircraft landed safely at 8.26pm," informed CIAL in a statement.

According to CIAL officials, there were no diversion or runway blockages and the emergency was withdrawn at 8.36 pm.

Airport operations were declared normal post the withdrawal of the emergency.

Earlier on Sunday, an Air Asia flight makes an emergency landing at Lucknow airport soon after take-off for Kolkata.

"Air Asia flight return back to the Lucknow airport after aircraft suffered bird hit, aircraft was landed safely and all passengers are also safe," an airport official told ANI.


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