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More than 130 passengers and crew on board an Air India flight to Dubai had a miraculous escape on Friday when the plane brushed against a 50-feet-high perimeter wall during takeoff from Trichy in Tamil Nadu and flew in a damaged condition for four hours.(ANI Photo)

Air India plane which hit wall may have overshot runway: Report

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2018 11:05 PM IST
On the morning October 12, the Air India Express flight with 136 people on board had a miraculous escape when the aircraft’s wheels scraped the airport’s outer wall during take-off in Trichy, damaging the wall as well as the plane’s undercarriage.
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The plane was declared fit for operations after inspection at Mumbai airport.(ANI/Twitter)
The plane was declared fit for operations after inspection at Mumbai airport.(ANI/Twitter)

Air India pilots were unaware of damage to plane, flew 136 passengers from Trichy to Mumbai

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Trichy/Mumbai
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2018 11:16 PM IST
Once the aircraft made a safe but emergency landing in Mumbai, the passengers were flown to Dubai in another plane with a fresh set of crew.
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