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Delhi-bound British Airways flight suffers technical snag, returns to Heathrow airport

A London-Delhi British Airways Flight Suffered A Technical Snag When Oxygen Masks Were Deployed Abruptly After Cabin Pressure Plunged Below Normal Level Mid-air Shortly After Take-off.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Kanishk Sharma | Updated on: 29 Apr 2017, 11:25:02 PM
A file photo of a British Airways passenger jet. (British Airways)

New Delhi:

A London-Delhi British Airways flight suffered a technical snag when oxygen masks were deployed abruptly after cabin pressure plunged below normal level mid-air shortly after take-off. 

Sensing trouble, the crew decided to take the plane back to the Heathrow airport. The airline said that no untoward incident was reported and the flight landed safely at the airport.

"Flight landed normally, looking after customers on ground while we organise new aircraft to enable them to depart for Delhi," news agency ANI quoted British Airways as saying.

(More details awaited)

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First Published : 29 Apr 2017, 11:18:00 PM