Air India Express flight from Abu Dhabi to Calicut in Kerala was forced to make an emergency landing after flames were seen emerging from the engine during takeoff.
“Flames were spotted in one of the engines shortly after takeoff on the flight from Abu Dhabi to Calicut. As a result, the aeroplane was diverted back to Abu Dhabi. All of the passengers arrived safely and without incident, according to Air India Express. According to the DGCA, 184 passengers were on board when the jet took off.”According to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation
According to DGCA, “Air India Express B737-800 aircraft returned to the Abu Dhabi airport owing to a mid-air flameout.”
“Shortly after takeoff and climbing to 1,000 feet, the pilot discovered a flame in one of the engines and opted to go back to Abu Dhabi airport.”
“Today, an Air India Express B737-800 aircraft VT-AYC operating flight IX 348 (Abu Dhabi-Calicut) was involved in an Airturnback owing to a No. 1 engine flameout at 1,000 feet during the climb,” the DGCA stated.
Air India Express previous incidents
On January 23, an Air India Expresses flight from Trivandrum to Muscat returned 45 minutes after takeoff owing to a technical issue, according to officials.
The flight management system (FMS), according to officials, developed a technical malfunction.
“The flight departed Trivandrum at 8.30 a.m. and returned at 9.17 a.m.,” they stated. A snake was discovered on an Air India Expresses flight destined for Dubai in December 2022.
When the planned Boeing B-737 flight from Calicut to Dubai touched down at the Dubai airport, the crew discovered a snake inside the aircraft. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the organisation responsible for regulating aviation, said it has commissioned a thorough investigation into the incident.
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