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Kingfisher flight returns after bird-hit

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.

mumbai Updated: Oct 08, 2010 10:57 IST
PTI

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.

First Published: Oct 08, 2010 09:57 IST