Bird-hit forces Jet Airways flight to land

A Madurai-bound Jet Airways flight with 66 passengers onboard returned to the airport shortly after take-off as it suffered a mid-air bird-hit.

Updated: Jun 24, 2012, 15:31 PM IST

Chennai: A Madurai-bound Jet Airways flight with 66 passengers onboard returned to the airport shortly after take-off as it suffered a mid-air bird-hit, airport sources said.
The aircraft had taken off at 10.40 am and about 20 minutes into its flight, the pilot reported a bird-hit and returned to the base, they said.
However, the same aircraft was operated later to Madurai, they added.

PTI