Air India Express hits the wall during take-off

Friday 12 October 2018 1:30 am IST
The incident occurred around 1.20 am Friday. The rear wheels of the flight were hit against the wall. Apart from damaging a part of the compound wall, the antenna and other equipment of the aircraft also got damaged.

Chennai: The Air India Express flight has hit a wall during its take-off from Trichy airport in Tamil Nadu. Dubai bound Air India Express from Trichy with 136 passengers on board, hit the boundary wall of the Airport.

The incident occurred around 1.20 am Friday. The rear wheels of the flight were hit against the wall. Apart from damaging a part of the compound wall, the antenna and other equipment of the aircraft also got damaged.

The airport authorities have announced an inquiry into the incident. The pilot is being interrogated. Air India officials has declared that they had prepared another aircraft to transport passengers to Dubai.