- The Mumbai-bound Air India aircraft was carrying 100 passengers
- An aircraft's landing gear refers to its wheels
- An Air India spokesperson said they are looking into the matter
The flight was diverted to Nagpur after the fuel level fell dangerously low, officials said, adding the aircraft landed safely. An aircraft's landing gear refers to its wheels; if not retracted, the landing gear increases drag, resulting in higher fuel consumption.
The officials said the two pilots have been taken off the roster and a report has been given to the higher authorities. "The pilots were de-rostered after the incident was reported. Investigation is on," Air India spokesperson Dhananjay Kumar said.