New Delhi: Passengers of stranded An Air India plane (flight No 940) which was compelled to make an emergency landing in Pakistan after its fuel ran short returned to India in a special plane on-board an Air India flight after -14 hour ordeal . The aeroplane was enroute Abudhabi-Delhi.

According to sources, the authorities who were flown from India to bring back stranded passengers were neither carrying sufficient amount to pay for re-fuelling charge nor they were carrying a valid international card for purchasing fuel.
As per Indian sources, Pakistani authorities showed alacrity in sending back stranded passengers back to India.

The A-319 Airbus, carrying six crew members and 122 passenger had landed at Nawab Shah airport in southern Pakistan in an emergency situation.

Ashok Tawar special Secretary, MES  who was deputed to New Delhi airport said that Pakistani authorities cooperated well with India during the entire process.



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