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Mumbai bound Jet Airways flight suffers bird hit, returns to Rajkot airport

PTI
Published : Jun 30, 2018, 5:09 pm IST
Updated : Jun 30, 2018, 5:09 pm IST

After the hit, the flight returned to the airport and was grounded as it needs repair work before it takes off again.

The Rajkot-Mumbai flight suffered a bird hit during take-off around 7:15 am (Photo: AFP/File)
 The Rajkot-Mumbai flight suffered a bird hit during take-off around 7:15 am (Photo: AFP/File)

Rajkot: A Mumbai-bound Jet Airways flight was forced to return to the Rajkot airport on Saturday 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.

Tags: jet airways flight, bird hit, rajkot-mumbai flight
Location: India, Gujarat, Rajkot