AI plane to Kochi returns to Delhi

An Air India plane to Kochi, with 147 people on board, including the Minister of State for Food and Consumer Affairs K V Thomas, had to return to New Delhi within an hour after take-off today when the pilots found a fault in its air-conditioning system.

An Airbus A-321 aircraft, operating on Delhi-Kochi flight (AI467) with 141 passengers and six crew, took off around 6.30 AM from Indira Gandhi International Airport for Kochi, airport sources said.

Soon the pilots found that the plane’s air-conditioning system was not working properly and decided to return.

The pilots, as a precautionary measure, informed the air traffic control tower at Delhi and sought permission to land.

Full report here NDTV


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