Neatly seventy passengers were stranded at Mumbai airport, when the flight the passengers were supposed to take, was delayed for several hours and then cancelled because of bad weather.
This flight delay is one of many that has affected flights in India in recent days.
The flight – which was a Air India official, ATR 72 was supposed to leave at 10:15 am on Sunday the 22nd of January 2017. But the plane was grounded due to an unknown technical problem and passengers were then forced to leave the plane and then board another passenger jet.
Indianexpress.com had more news about the confusing situation experienced by the passengers on this Air India flight.
According to Air India officials, ATR 72, scheduled for 10.15 am Sunday, suffered a technical glitch and passengers had to be shifted to another plane. “After the passengers embarked on the plane, the ATC authorities refused the take off due to ill weather conditions at Gwalior.
After an hour inside the flight, the trip was cancelled,” the official spokesperson said. The agitated passengers were stuck at the airport for over four hours before the flight was finally cancelled.