Mumbai-bound Jet Airways flight suffers bird-hit in Rajkot

A Mumbai-bound Jet Airways flight was forced to return to the Rajkot airport today after it suffered a bird-hit during take-off, a senior official said.

Published: 30th June 2018 04:48 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th June 2018 04:48 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

RAJKOT: A Mumbai-bound Jet Airways flight was forced to return to the Rajkot airport today after it suffered a bird-hit during take-off, a senior official said.

The Rajkot-Mumbai flight suffered a bird hit during take-off around 7:15 am, Rajkot Airport Director B K Das said.

"After the bird-hit, the flight returned to the airport and was grounded.

The aircraft has suffered some problems in the incident and repair work will be carried out by a team from Mumbai before it takes off again," Das told PTI.

Jet Airways officials were not available for comment.

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