Air Arabia flight suffers bird-hit, lands safely in Jaipur

Air Arabia flight suffers bird-hit, lands safely in Jaipur

The aircraft with 165 passengers on board made an emergency landing after being hit by a bird at Jaipur International Airport.



By (PTI)

Published: Fri 26 Jun 2015, 2:52 PM

Last updated: Wed 8 Jul 2015, 2:59 PM

Jaipur - The Sharjah-bound Air Arabia (AA) flight which suffered a bird hit during take off at the international airport here forcing the aircraft to land back, took off for its destination on Friday morning with 124 passengers.

The aircraft with 165 passengers on board made an emergency landing after being hit by a bird at Jaipur International Airport.

As all of them could not be sent in the same plane, the flight, after fixing problem, took-off with 124 passengers, including one child this morning.

Flight no. 436 of Air Arabia took off at 10:49 am after repair of the same plane which suffered hit in engine (outside), an AA official said.

Passengers were being adjusted in other flights since Thursday night, he said.

There was a minor technical fault in the plane, and 165 passengers were safe, airport authorities said.

The incident occurred on Thursday at around 6:00 am when the flight took off from the Jaipur International Airport and had to make an emergency landing after a bird hit the plane, they said.

The passengers were taken to hotels and the flight is being re-scheduled to take off this forenoon, the authorities said. 


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