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Ethiopian cargo plane makes emergency landing at Mumbai Airport

IANS/Mumbai
Filed on November 8, 2020

(Agencies file)

The aircraft is currently parked at the airport where technical and engineering teams are examining it.

An Ethiopian Airlines cargo flight from Riyadh to Bengaluru made an emergency landing at Mumbai Airport on Sunday after a technical glitch mid-air, official sources said.

The cargo flight, ET-690, had reportedly suffered hydraulic leakage and was diverted to Mumbai where it managed to land safely, airport sources said.

The flight had eight crew members and there were no casualties as the Mumbai Airport declared a full emergency with the airport, the Mumbai Fire Brigade, ambulances with medical teams, etc. on standby.

The aircraft is currently parked at the airport where technical and engineering teams are examining it even as the emergency was withdrawn and normal operations resumed in the afternoon, the sources said.





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