A Dubai-bound Air India Categorical flight from the Karipur Worldwide Airport right here was diverted to Kannur on Wednesday about an hour after take-off after the pilot observed a fireplace warning gentle within the airplane’s cargo maintain, airport sources stated.
The flight – IX 345 – with 176 folks, together with crew, on board landed safely in Kannur round 11 am and all passengers are doing effectively, the supply stated.
The plane had taken off from Karipur airport at 9.53 am and an hour into the flight, the pilot observed the warning gentle and determined to divert to Kannur, it added.
Air India Categorical stated the warning gentle was a false alarm.
“After a false alarm, our Kozhikode-Dubai flight was diverted to Kannur. Another flight shall be organized to proceed scheduled flights to Dubai from Kannur.
“Air India Categorical regrets the delay and inconvenience brought on to visitors and has supplied meals and drinks,” an airline spokesperson stated.
An Air India Categorical flight from Sharjah, which is able to land at Kannur quickly, can be used to take the passengers to Dubai, the spokesperson added.
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First print: September 27, 2023 | 2:14 PM IS