23 January 2019
Bhubaneswar: A Bhubaneswar bound Air Asia flight from Bangkok was diverted to Kolkata late night on Tuesday.
The flight in question, FD 112, with over 150 passengers on board was scheduled to arrive at Biju Patnaik International Airport at 11:55 pm on Tuesday.
With dense fog conditions in the city, the aircraft was not allowed to land here, following which it was diverted to Kolkata.
The passengers had a harrowing experience at Netaji Subash Chandra Bose airport where they were asked to sit inside the aircraft for a couple of hours without basic amenities, sources said.
The flight took off from Kolkata today landed at BPIA in the afternoon.