Unused Air India Aircraft Collapses During Road Transport in Hyderabad

A training aircraft of Air India collapsed and suffered partial damage while being shifted by a crane from Begumpet airport to a training institute here today, police said.

Published: 10th April 2016 01:53 PM  |   Last Updated: 10th April 2016 02:01 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

HYDERABAD: A training aircraft of Air India collapsed and suffered partial damage while being shifted by a crane from Begumpet airport to a training institute here today, police said.    

No one was injured in the incident, they said.  

The aircraft (Airbus A-320 model) belonging to Air India was being transported by road from Begumpet airport to Central Training Establishment at Ferozguda in Balanagar here when the crane bars got bent down and the aircraft suddenly fell on a nearby compound wall, Deputy Commissioner of Police (North Zone) N Prakash Reddy told PTI.            

"It was an unused aircraft and was being shifted to the training establishment at a distance of about 4 kms from the airport for training purpose. Crane services had been engaged and while the aircraft was being lifted today, the crane bars got bent and it collapsed at around 7.15 AM," Bowenpally Police Station Inspector K Kiran said.     

"No one was injured in the incident in which the aircraft got partially damaged," he said.          

No case has been registered so far in connection with the incident.  

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