AI Calicut-Riyadh flight cancelled after freak accident

Air India 923 Calicut-Riyad jumbo flight, which was scheduled to depart from the Karippur International Airport at 1600 hrs on Sunday, was cancelled due to a freak accident shortly before departure.

Kozhikode: Air India 923 Calicut-Riyad
jumbo flight, which was scheduled to depart from the nearby
Karippur International Airport at 1600 hrs on Sunday, was
cancelled due to a freak accident shortly before departure,
airport sources said.

The incident happened when the step-ladder, which was
being moved out after the 342 passengers boarded the flight,
hit the left wing of the aircraft and damaging it, they said.

None of the passenger was injured and they all
alighted.

The flight was cancelled shortly after, the sources
added.

PTI

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