Iran Air flight makes emergency landing at Mumbai airport

September 3rd, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI  

Mumbai, Sept 3 (ANI): Iran Air’’s Mumbai-Teheran flight with 294 passengers on-board made an emergency landing at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai on Tuesday night.

According to a Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) official, all passengers were safe after the aircraft made an emergency landing after one of its engine caught fire.

“The incident happened when the Boeing 747-200 aircraft had flown some 90 nautical miles from Mumbai. The incident took place at 10:39 p.m.,” the official added. (ANI)

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