Passengers' nose bleeds, Air India plane makes emergency landing


MUSCAT: Four passengers aboard an Air India Express from Muscat in Oman to Kozhikode started bleeding their nose and some other had an earache allegedly because of problems with the aeroplane’s cabin pressure soon after take-off on Sunday. The aircraft, carrying 185 passes, returned to Muscat airport following the incident.

Air India Express Flight IX 350 took off from Muscat airport around 3.19 am local time (4.49 am India Standard Time) on Sunday. The flight climbed up to a height of 12,000 feet before the passengers started experiencing discomfort. Following nosebleeds and earache, the plane was taken back to the airport.