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Two IndiGo flights averted mid-air collision in Bengaluru

8 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Two IndiGo flights with onboard 328 passengers may have been moments away from a mid-air collision when the pilots on both aircraft took emergency evasive maneuvers to evade a disaster.
The two IndiGo aircraft, both Airbus A-320s, were operating on the Coimbatore-Hyderabad and Bangalore-Cochin routes respectively when in-cockpit alerts warned the pilots of an imminent collision between the airliners over Bengaluru aerospace.
Travelling at several hundred kilometres per hour towards each other, the two aircraft were physically less than 8 kilometres away from each other when collision...
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Air China flight loses pressure, makes emergency descent, possibly due to crew members smoking

Air China flight loses pressure, makes emergency descent, possibly due to crew members smoking

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Reuters/David Gray
Chinese authorities are investigating after an Air China aircraft made an emergency descent to 10,000 feet , during which oxygen masks were deployed, and then climbed again to continue on to its destination.
The northeast bureau of the Civil Aviation Administration said on its website that the Boeing 737 flight CA106 from Hong Kong to Dalian was cruising on Tuesday with 153 passengers and nine crew.
Experts said the decision to climb and continue the flight was unusual given the oxygen masks had already been deployed and there was a risk another decompression event could...
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