IndiGo flight makes emergency landing

Bhubaneswar: A Delhi-bound IndiGo Airlines flight made an emergency landing at the Biju Patnaik Airport at Bhubaneswar Saturday after it was hit by a bird minutes after take off, an airlines official said.

All 140 passengers on board the 6E-260 Hyderabad-Bhubaneswar-New Delhi flight are safe, the official said.

There was also no damage to the aircraft, the official who did not want to be identified, said.

The airlines is making efforts to take the passengers to their destinations by another IndiGo flight, she said.