INCIDENT Air India #AI173 to San Francisco makes emergency landing in Russia

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.

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.

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