Following Delay, United Plane Takes Off
- The Moscow Times
- Aug. 29 2013 00:00
- Last edited 20:35
A United Airlines flight that stranded more than 200 passengers in Domodedovo Airport on Tuesday after an emergency landing took off Wednesday for its final destination in the United States.
The Boeing 777-200 jet traveling from Delhi, India to Newark, New Jersey landed just after 4 a.m. after pilots detected a problem with the aircraft's main battery.
Passengers complained that initially they were not provided with food or hotel rooms by the airline and could not exchange their rupees for rubles at the airport's exchange points. United said it worked with Domodedovo to feed the passengers.
A United spokesman said the plane took off Wednesday morning for Newark.