Delhi-bound Air India flight hits chicken throughout take off, returns to Raipur

In a weird but not very unusual incident, an Air India flight that was headed to Delhi needed to cancel its take-off from the Swami Vivekanand Airport in Raipur and return again on the runway on Tuesday after it hit a chicken, in line with officers.

Flight AIC 469 of Air India, which was headed in the direction of Delhi, was flying out from Chhattisgarh’s capital on Tuesday, September 14, with round 179 passengers on board. During the takeoff, the flight hit a chicken at round 10:05 am, due to which, take-off needed to be cancelled, stated Raipur Airport Director Rakesh Ranjan Sahay as per media stories.

Reports quoted the airport director saying, “The passengers were subsequently de-boarded. Pieces of a bird’s carcass were found during the inspection of the runway by the airport staff. The Air India’s engineering personnel are inspecting the aircraft.”

Union Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Renuka Singh was additionally one of many passengers of the flight and was headed to the nationwide capital to attend a gathering of the Union Cabinet.

As of now, no harm to the Air India flight has been detected but. The official additional stated that generally birds do hit plane and the precise harm induced to the flight will be assessed as soon as the detailed inspection for a similar is finished.

A survey carried out by ICAO gathered knowledge from over 90 nations and acknowledged that on common, 34 birds hit flights every day. Most of the time they don’t trigger any main harm however practically 1 billion {dollars} are spent yearly to repair the harm brought on by these incidents.

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