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.

Younews is India's best trending news aggregator. We help you discover trending content and the most popular stories from all sites across India. For your privacy and security, Younews recommends the use of Firefox web browser with uBlock origin addon, and DuckDuckGo as default search engine.
Continue reading     FAQ
This story is trending. Share it.