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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175121
Last updated: 6 April 2020
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Date:04-APR-2015
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B77W model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-337ER
Owner/operator:Air India
Registration: VT-ALT
C/n / msn: 36318/871
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 313
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Newark Liberty International Airport, NJ (ERW/KEWR) -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Newark Liberty International Airport, NJ (ERW/KEWR)
Destination airport:Mumbai-Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM)
Narrative:
Air India flight AI144 from Newark, U.S.A. to Mumbai, India, returned to land at Newark reportedly following engine vibration issues.
The Boeing 777-337ER took off at 16:44 hours local time and leveled off at 17:02 at FL290. At 17:11 the airplane turned left, heading back to Newark. A safe landing was made on Newark's runway 4R about 18:30.

Sources:

http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2014/07/air_india_flight_forced_back_to_newark_after_bird_strike.html
https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/mumbai-bound-air-india-flight-forced-to-return-to-newark-after-engine-trouble-752336


Images:

Photo of VT-ALT courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
26 February 2020; (c) Trevor Thornton

Revision history:

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