Lucknow, Jan 29 (Ajit Weekly News) A Kolkata-bound AirAsia flight made an emergency landing at Lucknow airport after suffering a bird hit soon after take-off on Sunday, an airline official said.
All the around 170 passengers on the Airbus aircraft are safe, the airline said.
“Flight i5-319, scheduled to operate from Lucknow to Kolkata, encountered a bird strike during the take-off roll. As a result, the aircraft returned to bay and was grounded for detailed inspection,” an AIX Connect spokesperson said.
The airlines is making arrangements for accommodating the passengers on another flight.
–Ajit Weekly News
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