The pilot of an Air India Express flight from Dubai to Thiruvananthapuram sought help from the air control room (ATC) here after experiencing some problem during landing.
New Delhi: The pilot of an Air India Express flight from Dubai to Thiruvananthapuram sought help from the air control room (ATC) here after experiencing some problem during landing. Airline sources gave this information on Sunday. The aircraft had taken off from Dubai to Thiruvananthapuram at 6.30 am today. Information is coming out that the upper surface in the wheel of the front part of the aircraft was removed. However, the pilot did not declare an emergency.
The pilot experienced a problem in the Air India Express flight coming from Dubai to Thiruvananthapuram. After which the pilot sought help from ATC. Sources said, “The pilot found something unusual during the landing and sought help from ATC. The aircraft landed normally at the airport at 6.30 am at the scheduled time.
The pilot did not declare any emergency,” he said, adding that on checking the IX 540 Air India Express flight after landing at the airport, it was found that the front wheel top of the aircraft had come off. “There is no such thing as a serious situation in this,” the sources said, adding that all passengers were safely deboarded from the aircraft.
Earlier on January 29, an emergency had to be declared at Cochin International Airport after a suspected hydraulic failure in an Air India aircraft. However, the aircraft made a successful landing and all 183 passengers on board were safe. The Air India Express flight was coming from Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates when the pilot reported the problem. Only emergency was declared at the airport, but due to this there was no effect on the movement of aircraft.