Turkish passenger plane makes emergency landing in India

13:21, April 02, 2010      

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A Turkish passenger plane en route to Istanbul from Bangkok made emergency landing at India's Mumbai Airport due to technical failure, according to an official report here on Thursday.

The semi-official Anatolia news agency reported that the Turkish Airlines (THY) Airbus 340 had to land shortly after take- off because of a technical failure on Wednesday.

Some of the passengers came to Istanbul on Wednesday through Mumbai-Istanbul flight and the other will be brought to Istanbul on Thursday during Mumbai-Istanbul flight.

THY is Turkey's national airline company and is one of the fastest growing carriers in Europe.

The Istanbul-based airline is using Istanbul's Ataturk Airport as a hub for flights to Europe, Asia and Africa in partnership with the Star Alliance group of airlines.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:燕勐)

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