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Jet Airways flight lands safely after bird hit

PTI Kathmandu | Updated on March 12, 2018 Published on December 29, 2014

A Jet Airways aircraft from Mumbai with 125 passengers and six crew members onboard landed under emergency conditions here after it suffered a bird hit.

The plane, however, made a safe landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Jet Airways said.

“Jet Airways flight 9W 268 Mumbai to Kathmandu B737 experienced a bird ingestion on approach and continued the flight with an uneventful and safe landing at Kathmandu,” the airline said in a statement.

The airline engineering team is inspecting the aircraft and once satisfied, it will release the aircraft for further operations, it said.

Published on December 29, 2014
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