Vizag IndiGo Plane Hits Wild Boar During Takeoff , Airline issues statement

14 November, 2017, 19:47 | Author: Eloise Marshall
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As it was too late for the pilot abort his take-off, he took the plane up but landed again after a 45-minute sortie over the sea.

After the required checks and inspections, the aircraft resumed its journey, with a delay of one-and-a-half hours, the airline said. The crew notified Air Traffic Control+ (ATC), after which the runway was cleared of the carcass for the plane to return for touch down.TThe incident occurred on Sunday in IndiGo flight number 6E-742 from Vishakhapatnam to Hyderabad.

A wild boar hist a Hyderabad-bound IndiGo aircraft that was carrying almost 100 passengers and crew during take off at 10.30 pm on Sunday.

"The IndiGo loader ferrying the passenger in wheelchair, went in the wrong direction by taking a short cut ignoring the defined path", the AAI said in a statement. As it would be unsafe to land a plane with a full fuel tank, the pilots flew over the sea for 45 minutes. The flight finally took off at about 1 am. The Airports Authority of India and Vizag airport officials have requested the district administration and forest department to track down a wild boar suspected to be hiding in the thick vegetation in the vicinity of the airport recently. "According to standard operating procedures, the captain immediately reported the matter to the Air Traffic Control and made a decision to hold over Vizag", the airline said in a statement.

The Gurgaon-based airline said it has raised the issue of birds and wildlife endangering the safety of the passengers as well as the flight operations with the Visakhapatnam airport authorities.

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