Emirates plane makes emergency landing in Mumbai
Mumbai, March 2, 2014
An Emirates flight from Dubai made an emergency landing today in Mumbai airport following a suspected technical failure, a Times of India report said on its website.
The aircraft, flying in from Dubai, with 231 passengers on board, landed safely at 2.12pm, said an airport official in the report.
The commander of flight EK 506 informed the air traffic controller about a suspected technical problem and opted for a full emergency landing. Fire tenders and ambulances were positioned as per standard operating procedures. The aircraft landed safely and emergency was withdrawn at 2.20pm, said the official.