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Baggage container rolls off at windy Mumbai airport, hits parked Vistara plane

Vistara’s spokesperson said that the incident happened on Saturday, and there were no passengers or crew on the board.

mumbai Updated: Jul 28, 2019 11:32 IST
Asian News International
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Mumbai (Maharashtra)
Vistara aircraft will be grounded for some time for repair work and consequentially affect our schedule on some routes, said an official statement from the airline
Vistara aircraft will be grounded for some time for repair work and consequentially affect our schedule on some routes, said an official statement from the airline (Vistara)
         

A Vistara Airline parked at the Mumbai airport was dented after an empty baggage container of another airline, propelled by gusty wind accidentally rolled off and hit the starboard side of one of its engines, an official statement from the airline said.

Vistara’s spokesperson said that the incident happened on Saturday, and there were no passengers or crew on the board.

The aircraft will be grounded for some time for repair work and consequentially affect our schedule on some routes, the spokesperson said.

Inconvenience caused to customers for any delay or cancellation is regretted, the official statement added.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

First Published: Jul 28, 2019 09:46 IST

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