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Doha-bound flight suffers bird hit, returns to Chennai airport

A Doha-bound flight carrying 134 passengers on Thursday suffered a bird hit

india Updated: Nov 16, 2017 10:39 IST
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The aeroplane operated by a private airline suffered the bird hit after taking off from the Anna International Airport .(Stock Image)

A Doha-bound flight carrying 134 passengers on Thursday suffered a bird hit, prompting it to return here, airport officials said.

The aeroplane operated by a private airline suffered the bird hit after taking off from the Anna International Airport here, they added.

Subsequently, the flight returned to Chennai and made a safe landing.

The passengers were accommodated in an alternative flight, the officials said.

The carrier later resumed its journey to Doha after a two-hour delay.

First Published: Nov 16, 2017 10:38 IST