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Air India Flight Catches Fire

 Air India flight 807 faced a mid-air scare on friday due to a suspected fire in the air conditioning unit.A full emergency was declared at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on friday. The flight with 175 passengers on board from Delhi - Bangalore, landed safely at 6:38pm, The Hindustan Times reported.As per report alternative arrangements are being made for the passengers to fly to Bangalore. An Air India spokesperson said, Air India Flight 807 flying from Delhi - Bangalore returned to Delhi after a fire warning from its power unit. After the pilots exercised the necessary protocols, the aircraft made an uneventful landing and all passengers and crew deplaned at the aerobridge safely. As per the report, Delhi Fire Services dispatched three fire tenders in to service in response to emergency. The airline also said that an investigation into the incident has been initiated.