Air India airplane makes emergency landing in Pakistan
All 122 passengers and crew members on board the plane are safe.
The captain of the Airbus aircraft, going from Abu Dhabi to New Delhi, contacted Pakistani authorities and sought permission for an emergency landing after detecting the problem with the hydraulic system, Civil Aviation Authority spokesman Pervez George told PTI.
The plane landed at Nawabshah airport in southern Sindh province at 3:37 am.
In New Delhi, an Air India spokesperson said: "The aircraft was flying over Pakistan air space when the pilot saw a warning light in the cockpit and sought permission to land at the nearest airport which was Nawabshah."
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