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Air India Specific aircraft hits electrical pole on touchdown at Vijaywada airport


Krishna: An Air India Specific flight hit an electrical pole whereas touchdown at Vijayawada Worldwide Airport in Gannavaram on Saturday. As per an official assertion, all passengers on the flight are secure.

The airline authorities have ordered an investigation.

Airport director, G Madhusudan Rao instructed ANI, “An Air India flight coming from Doha met with a minor accident at Vijayawada Worldwide Airport in Gannavaram right now. All passengers are secure. When the flight was about to land, its wing hit a light-weight pole. The sunshine pole broke and fell down. The flight wing is barely broken. This incident occurred at 16.54 IST.”

“There have been 64 passengers within the flight excluding the crew. No person is injured within the incident and all are secure,” Rao stated.

Following touchdown, because the flight was taxiing on the runway in the direction of bay quantity 5, it hit {the electrical} pole.

“AI Specific flight IX-1676 that arrived from Doha at Vijayawada Airport at 16.50 hrs, right now, whereas flight was continuing from runway to Bay No. 5 the captain adopted main margin (yellow) line as an alternative of central yellow line. Consequently the flight`s proper wing hit the excessive masks lights pole and the pole fell down. The flight`s proper wing received minor injury. Passengers and crew all are secure. Air India workers and technical personnel are attending,” sources stated.

The flight from Doha was headed to Vijaywada after which to Trichy. Out of the 64 passengers, 19 passengers had been headed to Vijaywada and the remainder are actually headed to Trichy. The airline authorities have ordered an investigation,” the airport director Rao stated.

Ramareddy, one of many passengers who had boarded from Doha stated he felt a small jerk throughout touchdown.

“There was a small jerk and we passengers felt nothing besides that jerk. The pilot was alert. Nothing occurred to anyone,” he stated.

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