AI rectifies glitch in Boeing plane stranded in Magadan; aircraft lands in Mumbai


New Delhi : Air India’s Boeing aircraft that was grounded in Magadan in far east Russia landed in Mumbai on Saturday evening.

The plane had taken off from Magadan earlier in the day after engineers rectified the oil system defect in one of the engines, according to the airline.

On June 6, AI 173 operating from Delhi to San Francisco carrying 216 passengers and 16 crew members was diverted to the port city of Magadan in far east Russia following a mid-air glitch in one of the engines of the Boeing 777-200LR aircraft.

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