IndiGo flight collides with aerobridge at Jaipur Airport, no injury reported

A major accident was averted when an IndiGo flight on Saturday morning came in contact with an aerobridge, while being marshalled to the parking spot at Jaipur Airport.

Published: 06th May 2017 05:14 PM  |   Last Updated: 06th May 2017 07:47 PM   |  A+A-

An Indigo aircraft suffered damage to one of its wings when it hit an aerobridge while being marshalled to the parking spot at Sanganer airport in Jaipur on Saturday. | PTI

By PTI

NEW DELHI: An Indigo aircraft suffered damage to one of its wings when it hit an aerobridge while being marshalled to the parking spot at Sanganer airport here.

Officials said no one was injured in the incident.

Flight 6E-962 from Delhi with 174 passengers on board landed at the airport this morning. One of the wings of the plane collided with the aerobridge when the pilot was parking it on the apron, M P Bansal, the acting director of the airport, told PTI.

The airline in a statement said, "The aircraft came in contact with the aerobridge while being marshalled to the parking spot at the airport."

"There was no injury reported to anyone. Indigo has voluntarily reported the matter to the regulator. It is also being investigated by our internal safety department."

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