A Dubai-bound flight from Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) in India was delayed after a bird collided with the plane. The incident, which sparked a wave of panic among the passengers, occurred early in the morning, as the plane, carrying 160 passengers, was about to take off.
A Close Call for Passengers
The Indigo aircraft’s encounter with the bird created a stressful situation for passengers on board. The bird strike occurred on a wing of the aircraft, prompting immediate action by the flight crew to suspend the flight.
Swift Response Ensures Passenger Safety
Following the incident, all passengers were promptly deboarded from the affected aircraft. Alternative arrangements were quickly made to transport the passengers to Dubai on another flight. Thankfully, no injuries were reported in the incident, and all passengers were reported to be safe.
- A Dubai-bound flight from Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) was delayed following a bird strike.
- The Indigo plane, carrying 160 passengers, collided with the bird as it was about to take off, causing panic among the passengers.
- After the incident, all passengers were safely deboarded, and alternative arrangements were made to transport them to Dubai on another flight.
- No injuries were reported in the incident, confirming the safety of all passengers.