Kingfisher plane suffers bird hit at Mum airport

A Kingfisher aircraft from Delhi with 160 people on board Monday suffered a bird hit while landing at the airport here that left its engine damaged.

Mumbai: A Kingfisher aircraft from Delhi with 160 people on board Monday suffered a bird hit while landing at the airport here that left its engine damaged.

All the 153 passengers and seven crew members who were on flight IT-302 flight are safe, an airline spokesperson said, adding the aircraft has been grounded after the incident
that occurred around 9 AM this morning.
"The Kingfisher Delhi-Mumbai flight IT-302, suffered a
bird hit during the landing phase here," the spokesperson
said.
The aircraft suffered a bird hit in its engine number
2 official sources said, adding the engine suffered some
damage due to the impact.

The spokesperson said it was a "normal landing" and
the damage to the aircraft is being examined.

PTI

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