A freighter aircraft of Ethiopian Airlines, which was on its way to Bengaluru from Riyadh, was diverted to Mumbai airport on Sunday due to a technical issue. According to officials at the Mumbai airport, the freighter ET-690, with eight crew members, had some technical problem with the Ethiopian cargo aircraft.
In a statement on Sunday, the spokesperson of the Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) confirmed that the airline ET690 from Riyadh to Bengaluru's Kempegowda International Airport was diverted to Mumbai. This was done due to hydraulic leakage and the aircraft landed safely in Mumbai.
Quoting the Mumbai Fire Department, news agency ANI reported that three fire engines, one rescue van and other essential vehicles were deployed at the Mumbai airport.