Air India Express flight catches fire, returns to Abu Dhabi airport

Calicut, 3/2: An Air India Express flight from Abu Dhabi to Calicut made an emergency landing back in Abu Dhabi airport after a flame was detected in one of its engines on Friday, ANI reported.



Air India Express informed that the aircraft landed safely and all passengers are safe.


“Air India Express B737-800 aircraft VT-AYC operating flight IX 348 (Abu Dhabi-Calicut) was involved in Airturnback due to the No.1 engine flameout at 1000ft during the climb,” said DGCA

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