Snag Forces Paris-Bound Air India Jetliner To Return To Delhi

The flight resumed three-and-a-half hours later after the aircraft, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, was replaced by another one.

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Snag Forces Paris-Bound Air India Jetliner To Return To Delhi

The aircraft which was a Boeing 787 Dreamliner was later replaced by another one. (File photo)

New Delhi:  A technical snag on Sunday forced an Air India flight carrying 220 passengers from Delhi to Paris to return to the IGI international airport here over 90 minutes after take-off.

The flight resumed three-and-a-half hours later after the aircraft, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, was replaced by another one.

 "AI 143 departed from Indira Gandhi International airport at 1:58 pm but returned at 3.38 pm," said a spokesperson.

The substitute aircraft finally departed at 7.10 pm from New Delhi
 

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