Oman Air flight to Nepal diverted back to Muscat following the technical glitch


An Oman Air schedule flight from Muscat to Kathmandu, Nepal, was forced to divert back to Muscat after the crew experiencing a technical snag on takeoff.

Flight WY 337, Boeing 737-81M- (MSN) 33104 which took-off at 0613 local time with 137 passengers and six crew members on board, made a safe return to Muscat International Airport.

The guests and crew disembarked smoothly and without incident. All passengers were accommodated on an alternative aircraft later the same day.

“Oman Air’s over-riding priority is the safety and well-being of all its passengers and staff, and the airline is proud of its unblemished safety record,” the airline said in a statement.

“Oman Air thanks the Public Authority for Civil Aviation, the staff at Muscat International Airport, Royal Oman Police and Oman Airport Management Company for their cooperation and professional support,” it said Oman Air officials.


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