Air India Express lands in Muscat for burning smell

Two Indian international flights diverted to a third country due to technical snags in a span of 24 hours

Chennai: An Air India Express flight VT-AXX operating flight IX-355 to Dubai from Calicut was diverted to Muscat owing to a burning smell.

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The incident happened on Saturday night.

It is said the burning smell was from one of the vents in the aircraft’s galley.

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As a result, the pilots diverted the flight to Muscat and had a safe landing.

IngiGo diverts to Karachi

In a similar incident, that took off from Sharjah on late Saturday night was diverted to Karachi airport, Pakistan as the pilots suspected a snag warning for engine no.2.

(Further details are awaited)

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