With 370 On Board, Air India Flight Over US Reported A Pilot's Nightmare

NDTV.com reports:

"We're really, you know, stuck and there's no fuel," a terse message from Captain Rustom Palia, commanding an Air India Boeing 777-300 to Air Traffic Control in New York.

There were 370 passengers on board AI-101, Air India's flagship flight, which tried, and failed to land at New York's John F Kennedy International airport on September 11 in deteriorating weather conditions. They had been flying for more than 15 hours on the non-stop service from New Delhi, among the longest flights in the world. 

This was a pilot's worst nightmare during the most critical phase of its flight - its landing.


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