Monday, July 23, 2018

Bird hit grounds Air India aircraft in Chennai; Passengers bound for Singapore grounded

Chennai: Air India flight carrying 172 passengers, including crew, from Singapore to Chennai suffered a bird hit 400 feet above the ground damaging the nose of the aircraft.
An Airport Authority of India official told Express that the incident happened at 400 feet above and not in the airport premises.
“The nose of the aircraft or radome is damaged but the radar has not been affected,” an airport official told Express.
Radome or nose cone is found at the foremost point of an aircraft. The nose cone also houses radar and other instruments that might be used to detect meteorological phenomena or transmit communication signals.
23/07/18 C Shivakumar/New Indian Express

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