Fire in Air India flight, seven passengers injured

New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A minor fire broke out in an Air India flight while landing at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International airport on Monday evening, in which seven passengers were injured, police said.

“Varanasi-Delhi flight AI 405 caught fire while landing at runway No.27 at the IGI airport around 8.30 p.m. today (Monday),” said a police official.

The fire started after the hydraulic system of the flight reportedly failed.

“A total of 146 passengers onboard were evacuated safely and taken to the terminal building but seven of them received minor injuries,” said the official.

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