Published on : Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The flight AI 035 carrying 175 passengers was on its way from Delhi to Kochi.
Officials said the pilot suspected a fire in the cargo hold of the flight while flying over Bhopal, and decided to make an emergency landing.
Emergency services, including fire tenders were put on alert after the pilot contacted the ATC at Raja Bhoj Airport. However, all passengers are reported safe.
Authorities said the exact nature of the snag or the cause of a possible fire was being probed.