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Kingfisher flight returns after bird-hit

mumbai Updated: Oct 08, 2010 10:57 IST
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A Delhi-bound Kingfisher Airlines flight with 120 passengers on board on 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.

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