Air India Dubai-Kochi Flight Diverted To Mumbai Due To 'Loss Of Pressure', Grounded By DGCA

An Air India (Dubai- Kochi) flight was diverted to Mumbai on Thursday due to low air pressure in the cabin, DGCA informed.

By Ashita Singh
Updated: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 08:03 PM IST
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Air India Dubai-Kochi Flight Diverted To Mumbai Due To 'Loss Of Pressure', Grounded By DGCA

An Air India (Dubai- Kochi) flight was diverted to Mumbai on Thursday due to low air pressure in the cabin, DGCA informed. The Flight landed safely and two officers were appointed to carry out a preliminary investigation of the incident.

"An incident of low pressure was reported in Air India Boeing Fleet B787, Flight No. AI- 934 (Dubai-Cochin). The flight was diverted to Mumbai and it landed safely. Two senior officers of O/o DAS WR are assigned the task to carry out a preliminary investigation," said DGCA.

Soon after the incident, DGCA grounded the flight and off-rostered the crew."We are grounding the Air India Boeing Fleet B787 Aircraft and off-rostering the flight crew," said DGCA.

Air India in a statement after the incident said the flight was diverted to Mumbai following a technical snag. "The Boeing 787 aircraft landed safely in Mumbai at 1912 hours (7:12 pm) with 247 passengers and crew. An alternate aircraft is being arranged to carry passengers from Mumbai to Kochi. The matter is being probed by DGCA," Air India said.

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