An Air India Mumbai-Bhubaneshwar flight was forced to make an emergency landing shortly after take-off.
Mumbai: An Air India Mumbai-Bhubaneshwar flight was forced to make an emergency landing shortly after take-off due to suspected smoke in the cockpit here on Monday, officials said.
The flight AI-669 took off at 2.14 pm from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport but barely 15 minutes after it was airborne, it was forced to return, said an official.
A full emergency was declared and the aircraft made a safe landing with all passengers and crew on board safe.
The emergency was later withdrawn and the aircraft was parked in a remote bay at the CSMIA.