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Plane overshoots airstrip, hits boundary wall in Sri Ganganagar

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

A carrying seven passengers overshot the airstrip while landing and hit a boundary wall in district of today, officials said.

All the passengers and crew were safe, they said.

"The incident occurred during the landing of the aircraft which arrived at Lalgarh from the Sanganer airport of Jaipur," SHO, Lalgarh Police Station, Tejwant Singh said.

He said all the seven passengers, the pilot and the co-pilot were safe.

The plane overshot and hit the boundary wall at the time of landing, he said adding it was around 1755 hrs.

A of Supreme Airlines, which operates the flight service, said the pilot could not land properly due to the presence of birds on the airstrip and the plane overshot.

Flight service between and was started last month as part of an intra-state air connectivity project of the

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First Published: Tue, August 07 2018. 20:00 IST