Substitute airplane for Air India flight lands in San Francisco after being diverted to Russia

By ASHOK SHARMA | Related Press

NEW DELHI  — A alternative airplane for an Air India flight diverted to Russia due to an engine drawback landed in San Francisco on Thursday, carrying all passengers and crew, the airline mentioned.

The unique Boeing 777, which left New Delhi carrying 216 passengers and 16 crew members, landed at Magadan airport in Siberia in Russia’s far east on Tuesday.

The unique airplane indicated it had low oil strain in a single engine and “out of warning (the pilots) elected to land the plane at a close-by airport fairly than proceed the journey,” the airline mentioned in an announcement.

The alternative airplane arrived in San Francisco at 12:07 a.m. Thursday native time, based on the web site Flight Conscious.

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