Tata-owned FSC Air India (AI) Bengaluru to Mumbai bound Airbus A321 flight experiences hydraulic failure. Fortunately, the flight landed safely and is currently getting inspected by the engineering department.
Air India flight experienced hydraulic failure on its way to Mumbai. According to our source, most likely, the green hydraulic system is the one which experienced the failure.
The flight was operated by Air India, and its flight number was AI610. Further, the airline regularly deploys its Airbus A321s to fulfill the high demands on this route.
Air India Flight Experiences Hydraulic Failure
According to Flight Radar 24, the plane took off from Bengaluru Airport (BLR) at 7:20 PM. The pilot noticed the hydraulic system failure and followed the necessary operational procedures. He further notified Mumbai Air Traffic Control (ATC) Tower about the situation. Following this, ten mins of confession were expected at the airport.
The plane landed before time on a priority basis at Mumbai Airport (BOM) at around 8:45 PM. However, the actual time of arrival was 9:20 PM.
The plane involved in the incident is Airbus A321-211, and it has the registration VT-PPW. According to Planespotters.net, the fleet tracking and images website, the aircraft is 13 years old and was delivered to Air India in Jan 2010.
Air India Kathmandu Flight Incident
According to ANI, the DGCA stated that the go-around was due to an unestablished approach. ANI sources reported that following the unstable approach at Kathmandu airport, the Air Traffic Controller (ATC) instructed the AI pilot to perform a go-around. The flight landed safely after 20 minutes.
The aircraft involved in the incident is Airbus A320. It is possibly the Air India AI211 flight from Delhi International Airport (DEL) to Kathmandu Airport (TIA). Furthermore, the aircraft has the registration VT-EXC and is regularly operated on domestic routes, according to Flight Radar 24.
The AI610 incident is a minor incident, but if it went unreported, it could have serious implications for the crew’s and occupants’ safety. So Air India must improve their maintenance standards and try to avoid such incidents.
Overall, the safety standards of Indian Airlines are better, but we need it the best, and no, we don’t want any serious incidents that could impact the safety of passengers.
More information about the incident is awaited, and we will update you if we have some.
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