Tuesday, August 02, 2022

In Delhi, Go First Car Goes under IndiGo Plane, Narrowly Avoids Collision

New Delhi: A Go First airline car narrowly avoided a collision with an IndiGo A320neo aircraft's nose wheel after the former went under the plane at the Delhi airport on Tuesday.

News agency ANI reported that a Go Ground Maruti vehicle stopped under the nose area of the IndiGo aircraft VT-ITJ that was parked at Terminal T-2 of the IGI airport. It was an IndiGo flight 6E-2022 ( Delhi — Patna).

The aircraft was readying to depart for Patna in the morning when a Swift Dzire car belonging to Go First airline went under it, narrowly avoiding collision with the nose wheel.

Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said there was no damage to the aircraft or injury to any person. The aircraft departed as per the scheduled time. Further investigation is being carried out by DAS-NR.

The car's driver was subjected to a breath analyser test for consumption of alcohol and it was found to be negative, news agency PTI quoted officials as saying. There was no damage to the plane and no one was injured.

02/08/22 Aniruddha Dhar/Hindustan Times/AviationPros

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