After 5 Hours, Japan Airlines Plane Returned To Delhi From Haneda Airport Due To Technical Issue

by Shreya Rathod
After 5 Hours, Japan Airlines Plane Returned To Delhi From Haneda Airport Due To Technical Issue

With innumerable flights, you can travel anywhere in the world. Even the distance has been reduced! However, planes are machines, and any technical issues can arise in them. A similar thing happened with an aircraft of Japan Airlines after its take off from Delhi Airport. Here’s what exactly happened with the Japan Airlines’ aircraft.

The Aircraft Returned To Delhi After 5 Hours

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It takes at least seven hours for an aircraft to cover the distance between India and Japan. An incident took place on Wednesday with an aircraft that was supposed to depart for Japan. After being airborne for 5 hours, the Japan Airlines aircraft returned to Delhi.

According to the authorities, the aircraft had technical issues due to which it flew back to Delhi.
According to a representative of the Delhi airport, the flight left for Tokyo’s Haneda Airport at around 7:20 pm on Tuesday and arrived back at about 12.45 am on Wednesday due to a technical difficulty.

Around 200 passengers were aboard the aircraft, and they were situated in a hotel. The flight was rescheduled to take off in the evening. However, the airline hasn’t been contacted or made any comments.

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There have been incidents reported where flights have technical issues. However, regular maintenance of the aircraft may reduce these problems.

Japan Airlines: Japan’s Flag Carrier

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Japan Airlines, also known as JAL, is Japan’s flag carrier and an international airline. Narita International Airport, Haneda Airport, Kansai International Airport, and Itami Airport in Osaka serve as their primary hubs. The JAL Group operates scheduled and unscheduled international, domestic, and cargo services to 220 locations in 35 nations.

Japan Airlines, J-Air, Japan Air Commuter, Japan Transocean Air, and Ryukyu Air Commuter are all part of the JAL company, which also includes JAL freight for freight and mail services. It was founded in 1951 as a government-owned company and was designated as Japan’s national airline in 1953.

The airline became the sixth-largest airline in the world by passenger volume after merging with Japan Air System (JAS), the third-largest airline in Japan, in 2002.

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