An AirAsia flight was pressured to abort operations after it suffered a chicken hit in the course of the take -off train on the Ranchi airport this morning, mentioned the airline. This incident comes a day after a tragic airplane crash in Kerala killed 18, together with the 2 pilots.
The airplane, AirAsia flight (i5-632), was scheduled to fly from Ranchi to Mumbai.
“AirAsia India plane VT-HKG working from Ranchi to Mumbai as flight i5-632 encountered a chicken hit throughout scheduled departure at 11:50 hrs, right now, eighth August 2020,” acknowledged an airline spokesperson.
The plane is at the moment being inspected. The flight is scheduled to depart as soon as the plane is cleared for operations.
“AirAsia India prioritises the protection of our visitors and crew and regrets the inconvenience prompted on account of this delay,” mentioned the spokesperson.