Sunday, June 14, 2009

Curry powder sparks fire alert on Air India plane!!!

AN Air India passenger jet heading to Frankfurt was forced to return to Mumbai after a bag of curry powder set off smoke and fire alarms, according to reports. 

Pilots on the Boeing 747-400 plane activated fire extinguishers after receiving a cockpit warning about a fire in the cargo hold early Friday morning, the Mumbai Mirror newspaper said.

But on the plane's return to India's financial and entertainment capital, engineers said the alert had been triggered by the escape of particles from a bag containing up to 3kg of curry powder. More...

See also:

  1. World's most expensive curry ... at £2000 a portion!!!
  2. Eating spicy curry in outer space? Indian scientists...
  3. India: confused pilot mistakes cricket pitch for landing pad!!!
  4. Air India sacks 10 air hostesses for being overweight...

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