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Russian cargo carrier grounded at Mumbai airport

A Russian cargo carrier was grounded at the city airport on Saturday after a tow-tractor helping it for take-off accidentally caused minor damage to one of the crucial navigational aids below the cockpit.

mumbai Updated: Dec 26, 2011 01:46 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times

A Russian cargo carrier was grounded at the city airport on Saturday after a tow-tractor helping it for take-off accidentally caused minor damage to one of the crucial navigational aids below the cockpit.

The incident took place around 2 am on Saturday.

A Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) spokesperson confirmed the incident. “The aircraft was kept on standby for minor repairs. It would take-off for Moscow soon,” said the spokesperson.

First Published: Dec 26, 2011 01:45 IST