Jet Airways Delhi-Jaipur flight suffers bird hit

A Delhi-Jaipur flight of Jet Airways on Saturday suffered a bird hit during landing at Sanganer airport following which the aircraft was grounded for technical inspection.

Updated: Jul 28, 2012, 15:38 PM IST

Jaipur: A Delhi-Jaipur flight of Jet Airways on Saturday suffered a bird hit during landing at Sanganer airport here following which the aircraft was grounded for technical inspection.

However, the landing was safe and no untoward incident occurred due to the bird hit, the airport sources told a news agency.

The flight landed here this morning and was scheduled to return to Delhi after 30 minutes. But it was cancelled as the aircraft developed some snag after the bird hit, they said.

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot was among other passengers scheduled to take the return flight from Jaipur to Delhi. He and the others were accommodated in another flight to Mumbai from where they are to board a flight for Delhi, the sources added.

PTI