Air India's flight returns to Melbourne Airport after take off

Air India's flight returns to Melbourne Airport after take off

An Air India Dreamliner flight to New Delhi with about 200 passengers on board returned to Melbourne Airport after take off due to a technical snag, officials said today.

The Melbourne-Delhi Dreamliner flight experienced some technical difficulties after it took off last night and had to return back to Melbourne where it was fixed, Madhu C Mathen, Manager of Air India (Melbourne), said.

The flight finally left for Delhi this morning and will be reaching late tonight, he said.

"The passengers were accommodated to hotels and later brought back to board the flight which was this morning," Mathen said.

The Flight AI 311 had about 200 passengers on board.

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