Day: May 30, 2020

Air India Delhi-Moscow flight returns after pilot found Covid-19 positive

An Air India flight from Delhi to Moscow on Saturday experienced to return midway after the airline’s floor workforce found out that one particular of the pilots experienced analyzed constructive for novel coronavirus, officers stated.

“When the A320 plane, which did not have any passengers as it was heading to Moscow to provide back stranded Indians less than Vande Bharat Mission, experienced reached Uzbekistan’s airspace, our workforce on the floor realised that one particular of the pilots experienced analyzed Covid-constructive,” senior Air India officers stated.

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“The flight was straight away asked to return. It arrived back to Delhi at close to twelve.thirty pm on Saturday,” the officers stated.

The crew has been quarantined. One more plane would be sent to Moscow to provide back the stranded Indians, according to the officers.

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