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India Forces U.S. Cargo Plane to Land in Bombay

Indian authorities forced a U.S. cargo plane to land in Bombay late Monday and were questioning its 11 crew members after the aircraft allegedly deviated from its allotted flight path. A senior Civil Aviation ministry official told Reuters the Boeing-757 belonged to U.S. cargo firm Comco Corp. and was on its way from Karachi to Male in the Maldives in the Indian Ocean. “The Air Force base at Porbandar noticed that the plane was not flying on its designated route and when they checked with Air Traffic Control in Bombay they found it did not have air defense clearance,” V. Subramanian, additional secretary in the civil aviation ministry, told Reuters. Full Story

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