IndiGo Delhi-bound flight suffers bird hit

A Delhi-bound IndiGo flight was grounded today after it suffered a suspected bird hit during take off at Jai Prakash International Airport.

Updated: Aug 23, 2012, 15:51 PM IST

Patna: A Delhi-bound IndiGo flight was grounded today after it suffered a suspected bird hit during take off at Jai Prakash International Airport here.

"The plane was grounded after it developed a technical problem due to suspected bird hit," Patna Airport Director Arvind Dube said.

The pilot had conveyed to the airport authorities about the bird hit as soon as the plane took off and was directed to ground it, he said.
The passengers are being sent to their respective destinations on another flight of the private carrier, Dube said.

PTI