Mumbai: An Air India plane from Jeddah with 286 passengers and crew on board today landed under emergency conditions at the airport here following suspected hydraulic failure, the second such incident in as many days involving the state carrier.
All the passengers on the Jeddah-Mumbai flight were safe, an airline spokesperson
“The AI-390 flight, carrying 286 people, including over 260 passengers, had to make a precautionary landing at the Mumbai airport due to a suspected hydraulic failure at around 1345 hrs. All the passengers deplaned safely,” the spokesperson told PTI.
Though the airline described the incident as a “precautionary” landing, a Mumbai airport spokesman said emergency services were activated at the airport at 1258 hrs and the Airbus 330 aircraft landed safely at 1348 hrs. The alert was withdrawn at 1413 hrs.