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Air India carries out test landing at Arakkonam Naval Base off Chennai airport

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MUMBAI: National Carrier Air India, carried out a test landing at the Arakkonam Naval Base off the Chennai airport, which is shut due to massive floods.

The aircraft took off from Hyderabad and landed at Chennai at 8:37 pm today.

About 1500 passengers and 2000 airport/airline staff were stranded at the Chennai airport, in the daytime today. All flights were cancelled and more than 30 planes were grounded.

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