Special: Stray animal menace on the runway

A recent incident of Spicejet hitting a buffalo on the Surat runway, made the Minister of Civil Aviation, Ashok Gajapathi Raju, direct the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to conduct an inquiry into the matter and asking the regulators to ensure that such accidents do not recur. But the constant intrusion of stray animals into the run way has raised serious concern for both the animals and passengers on board.

Nov 10, 2014, 22:51 PM IST