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Wing of Air India aircraft hits wall at Stockholm airport; 2 pilots derostered

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The wing of an aircraft carrying 179 passengers hit the wall of a building during taxiing at Stockholm's Arlanda airport, prompting the to de-roster two pilots operating the flight and launch a probe, an said Thursday.

None of the people on board was hurt in the incident, an said.

On Wednesday, the (Dreamliner) plane had arrived from and was taxiing to the gate when the tip of the left wing of the plane struck against the wall, he said.

The damage to the aircraft was being assessed, he added.

"has derostered the two pilots who were handling the flight -- the -- pending investigation," said the

The probe into the incident is still on, the official added.

The flight AI 167 had departed at 0239 hours from and landed at at 0530 hours (local time), according to the live flight tracking portal FlightRadar 24.

Last month, the wheels of a plane operating Air India Express flight to from Trichy had hit the perimeter wall of the airport during the take off but continued for its destination for nearly four hours.

It was however, diverted to after officials at the reported the matter to pilots that the aircraft might have come in contact with the wall.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 22:50 IST
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