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Delhi-bound Akasa Air flight hit by bird, suffers radome damage: DGCA

A Delhi-bound Akasa Air flight was hit by a bird during the climb on Thursday, due to which the aircraft suffered a radome damage

Akasa Air

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IANS New Delhi
A Delhi-bound Akasa Air flight was hit by a bird during the climb on Thursday, due to which the aircraft suffered a radome damage.
In a statement, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said: "Today, Akasa B-737-8 (Max) aircraft VT-YAF operating flight QP-1333 (Ahmedabad-Delhi) experienced a bird strike during the climb out passing 1900ft. Post landing at Delhi, radome damage was observed. Aircraft declared AOG (Aircraft on ground) at Delhi."
On October 14, a Bengaluru-bound Akasa Air flight was diverted to Mumbai also due to a bird hit.
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First Published: Oct 27 2022 | 3:51 PM IST

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