Dubai-bound Air India flight makes emergency landing in Mumbai due to hydraulic system failure

Air India A320 aircraft VT-EXV operating AI-951 (Hyderabad-Dubai) was carrying 143 passengers when it was redirected to Mumbai after losing its yellow hydraulic system, according to Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) officials. I went. According to DGCA officials, the aircraft made a safe landing and is currently being brought to the port. More details are awaited.

Another incident occurred on December 2, when an IndiGo flight from Kannur to Doha was diverted to Mumbai as a safety measure due to a technical problem, the domestic airline said in a statement.

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“Indigo flight 6E-1715 from Kannur to Doha was diverted to Mumbai as a precautionary measure. The operating crew observed a technical problem and diverted the aircraft to Mumbai for necessary maintenance. Passengers were informed about their onward journey. The journey is being accommodated in an alternate aircraft,” IndiGo’s statement read.

Later, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) also said in a statement that Indigo Airbus type A320/CFM LEAP and aircraft VT-ISQ were diverted to Mumbai due to yellow hydrogen leak, and spares were being sent. Earlier in a similar incident, a SpiceJet flight from Jeddah to Kozhikode was also diverted to Kochi due to technical reasons. However, all passengers disembarked safely and the carrier informed them. A SpiceJet spokesperson told ANI that the flight landed in Cochin and all passengers disembarked safely.

The spokesperson said, “The SpiceJet B737 aircraft was operating flight SG-36 (Jeddah-Calicut). But, after take-off from Jeddah, the air traffic control (ATC) informed the pilots about some tire fragments found on the runway.” gave information.” ,

In addition, during the flight, a caution light was illuminated. After that, the pilots decided to divert towards Cochin, where fewer passes were made to verify that the landing gear lever was down and locked, he added. After confirmation from the ATC of the landing gear extension, the aircraft landed safely at Cochin and the passengers were disembarked normally, he said.

(With ANI inputs)