Indigo flight grounded after bird hits aircraft at Bhubaneswar Airport

| Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 13:18
First Published |
Indigo, Biju Patnaik International Airport, Indigo flight hit by bird, Bhubaneswar

New Delhi. Kolkata-Bhubaneswar-Mumbai IndiGo flight was grounded after a bird hit at Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar. The incident happened on Thursday morning. However, no passengers suffered any injuries.
"Kolkata-Bhubaneswar-Mumbai bound flight was bird-hit during take-off. All the passengers are safe," an official said.
The bird hit incidents have gone up due to monsoon season as there is an increase in the number of birds flocking at the airports.

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