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Wing of Air India Aircraft hits wall during taxiing at Stockholm airport

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The wing of an aircraft carrying 179 passengers hit the wall of a building during taxiing at

None of the people on board were hurt in the incident, an official said Thursday.

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 is being assessed, he 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 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 the Trichy airport officials 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. 11:05 IST