Fire alarm suddenly sounded in the Air India flight going from Kerala to Dubai, then the pilot took a decision and...
Emergency Landing: A Dubai-bound Air India Express flight suddenly had to be diverted to Kannur. Sources informed that 176 people including the pilot were present in this flight. The flight landed safely in Kannur around 11 a.m. About an hour after takeoff, the pilot saw the fire warning light burning in the flight and the pilot took drastic action.
An Air India Express flight bound for Dubai from Karipur International Airport in Kozhikode, Kerala suddenly had to be diverted to Kannur.
About an hour after takeoff, the pilot saw the fire alarm light burning in the flight, after which India Express Flight IX 345 was immediately diverted towards Kannur. However, after investigation, it was found that it was a false alarm.
Sources informed that 176 people including the pilot were present in this flight. The flight landed safely in Kannur around 11 a.m. This flight took off from Karipur airport at 9:53 a.m.
Airport officials informed that an alternative flight from Kannur to Dubai is being arranged to continue scheduled operations. An airline spokesperson said, "Air India Express regrets the delay and inconvenience caused to the guests, and food and refreshments are being provided to the passengers."