Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Bird hits IA flight after take-off, passengers crew safe

Jaipur: An Indian Airlines flight from Dubai to Mumbai via Jaipur today was birdhit while taking off from Sanganer airport on the city outskirts, two days after passengers on a plane over Jodhpur had a narrow shave.
None of the 80-odd passengers and crew on board IC 896, were injured, an official said.
She said the aircraft was immediately grounded and many of the passengers later caught another flight by a private airline 'Go Air', an official said.
The plane was sent for inspection as its engine might have suffered some damage, the official said.
16/10/06 PTI/The Hindu
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