A Delhi-San Francisco Air India flight diverted to Magadan in Russia due to an engine glitch. According to an Air India official, the flight landed safely in Russia. The official said that the flight has 216 passengers and 16 crews onboard.

"Air India flight AI173 operating from Delhi to San Francisco developed a technical issue with one of its engines. The flight with 216 passengers and 16 crew was diverted and landed safely at Magadan Airport in

Russia," said the official.

Further, the official said the passengers are being provided with all support on the ground and will be provided alternate options to reach their destinations at the earliest. "The aircraft is undergoing mandatory checks on the ground," an Air India spokesperson added.

Earlier in April this year, an Air India flight from Chennai to Singapore was diverted to Malaysia due to bad weather and congestion.
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