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An Air India flight overshot the main runway of Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal on Sunday morning.

The Airbus A320-214, which took off from Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) in New Delhi in the morning for Nepal, missed approach the runway while landing. However, it was landed back safely, said airport authorities.

Tribhuwan International Airport general manager Raj Kumar Chettri said Air India’s flight from Delhi on Sunday morning had over-shot while landing at around 8:55 am.

“It went to Nijgadh and returned back from there at around 9:45 am,” he said.

Air India spokesperson Dhananjay Kumar said due to various operational reasons, in the best interest of safety, a pilot decides to go-around.

“This was one such case,” he said.

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