Kingfisher plane returns to airport after bird hit

Last Updated: Friday, October 8, 2010 - 09:40

Mumbai: A Delhi-bound Kingfisher Airlines flight with 120 passengers on board Friday returned to the airport shortly after take off due to a suspected bird hit.

The flight IT 331 Mumbai-Delhi took off at around 0615 hours but returned to Mumbai airport after being airborne for over 15-minutes, due to a suspected bird hit, Kingfisher
Airlines spokesperson said.

Airline engineers are inspecting the aircraft to assess the damage, the spokesperson said, adding another aircraft is being arranged to carry the passengers to their
destination.

PTI



First Published: Friday, October 8, 2010 - 09:40

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