Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi/Bhopal: An Air India made an emergency landing at Bhopal airport in Madhya Pradesh soon after take-off, following a bird hit that damaged its left engine.
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Air India flight 634 make emergency landing at Bhopal's Raja Bhoj Airport but no one was injured in the incident. Passengers were deplaned and provided hotel accommodation, as per reports.
A bird had sucked in right side engine, after 5-6 min of take off we received info flight is returning, Vishrut Acharya, Area Manager of Air India MP said.
He further added that the engine is being serviced, while AI is making sure all passengers are being flown to their respective destinations today.