Close shave for Kingfisher passengers at Chennai airport

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 12:54

Zeenews Bureau

Chennai: Passengers on board a Kingfisher Airlines’ plane had a close shave after a baggage trolley collided with the aircraft at the Chennai airport on Wednesday.

The incident occurred today morning when after Kingfisher ATR plane with flight number IT-2494 was pushed back from the parking bay and was taxing to the active runway for takeoff to Bangalore. All of sudden, fluting rules, a baggage trolley vehicle intruded into the flight path and collided with the plane.

The aircraft’s fuselage was substantially damaged, leading to the abandoning of the flight plan.

All the 48 passengers who were on board at the time of the accident are being sent to Bangalore in another aircraft.

A probe has being ordered to look into the sequence of events and nail the guilty.



First Published: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 12:54

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