Gamps From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 469 posts, RR: 1 Posted (11 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2652 times:
From the wires:
Malaysian flight makes emergency landing in Chennai
CHENNAI: An Abu Dhabi-bound Malaysian Airlines flight made an unscheduled emergency landing at the Chennai international airport here on Tuesday morning as a snag was noticed in one of the engines, airport sources said.
All the 120 passengers of the Airbus were safe, the sources said.
Fire brigade, and other emergency services were kept ready during the landing.
The pilots detected the fault during the course of the flight.
All the passengers have been accommodated in different hotels in the City, the sources said.
The aircraft would leave for Abu Dhabi after the defect in the engine was set right, they added.