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Dubai: A Dubai-bound Emirates flight with 186 passengers on board was forced into making an emergency landing Wednesday at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport shortly after take-off owing to technical problems with one of its engines.
Confirming the incident, an Emirates spokesperson told Gulf News in a statement: “Emirates flight EK507 Mumbai to Dubai returned to Mumbai airport shortly after take-off due to a technical issue. The A330 aircraft landed at Mumbai airport without incident shortly after its initial departure.”
It added that the 186 passengers on-board the affected flight are being accommodated on later flights. More info