Air India flight lands at Delhi airport under emergency conditions after low pressure in tyre

New Delhi: A Delhi-bound Air India flight, with 325 passengers on board, on Tuesday landed under emergency conditions at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi after the commander reported low pressure in one of the aircraft's tyres, airport sources said.

 Air India flight lands at Delhi airport under emergency conditions after low pressure in tyre

Representational image. PTI

All the passengers are safe, an Air India official said.

The AI flight AI 102 from New York's JFK airport landed in New Delhi seven minutes ahead of the scheduled time of 1450 hours, the AI official said.

It was a "precautionary" landing, the official said, adding that the commander of the Boeing 777-300ER plane asked for landing ahead of the scheduled time after he detected low pressure in one of the tyres.

The airport sources said the landing took place under emergency conditions.

PTI

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Updated Date: Jan 12, 2016 15:52:30 IST