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Passengers safe after aircraft hits guiding lights at Mangaluru airport

IANS  |  Mangaluru/New Delhi 

International low-cost carrier Express on Sunday said all 186 passengers on-board its Dubai-Mangaluru flight were safe after the aircraft they were travelling in hit runway guiding lights on landing at Mangaluru airport.

"All 186 passengers are safe. The incident occurred today early morning," an AI official told IANS in New Delhi.

According to the official, an internal enquiry has been initiated after the flight IX 814 hit "some guiding lights" of the runway after landing at Mangaluru airport damaging them.

"The aircraft has not suffered any damage. The Flight Safety Department has already set up an enquiry into the incident. According to the initial report, the aircraft did not skid," the official said.



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First Published: Sun, July 16 2017. 19:00 IST