An Air India plane traveling from Delhi to San Francisco made an emergency landing in Magadan, Russia.
Crew of Air India flight #AI173 from Delhi to San Francisco decided to make an unplanned landing at the Magadan airfield due to a technical problem.
The Boeing 777-200 (reg. VT-ALH) suffered engine problems.
Technicians from Rossiya Airlines are currently investigating the problem and whether it can be quickly resolved.
All 232 passengers are on board the aircraft.
Yesterday, @AirIndia flight 173 from Delhi to San Francisco was diverted to Magadan, in rural Russia w/ over 220, mostly elderly, passengers.
Sat in plane for 6 hrs & after 18 hrs now, no word from Air India, @MEAIndia.
Here is a just taken video from a jittery passenger : pic.twitter.com/n6qymnvXrc
— Tarun Shukla (@shukla_tarun) June 7, 2023
Passengers of Air India #AI173 were forced to sleep in a school after the Boeing 777 diverted to Russia.
A rescue flight is expected to takeoff from Mumbai at 13.00 IST.
— AIRLIVE (@airlivenet) June 7, 2023