Aircraft makes emergency landing at INIA

A Thomson Airways Boeing 767 aircraft made an emergency landing at Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (INIA) on Wednesday morning, shortly after taking off at 10:41am.

INIA issued a statement that the
“The aircraft declared a Full Emergency after departure due to a technical fault with the aircraft avionics,” said INIA in a statement.

“Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (INIA) implemented its procedures for a Full Emergency in conjunction with Maldives National Defence Forces (MNDF), Malé Health Corporation and
other concerned agencies.”

The aircraft landed safely at 11:46am, with no harm to the 230 passengers and crew on board.