Jet blast from SpiceJet aircraft shatters Indigo's passenger bus, injures five

A Jet blast from a SpiceJet flight taxing to terminal shattered glass of an Indigo passenger bus and injuring five passengers who were seated in the bus.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

The right front window of the bus broke from the impact of the blast, said the Indigo spokesperson said.

The incident took place on Friday evening when the Delhi-Mumbai bound IndiGo flight  was preparing for take-off and passengers  were being transferred.

The incidence is being probed by aviation watchdog, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

IndiGo Coach number 34 was parked at Bay 17 today at 16:50 hours for boarding of passengers on flight 6E-191 enroute Delhi-Mumbai. At the same time, an arriving aircraft of Spicejet SG-253 took a to park at the allocated bay. The jet blast from the aircraft broke the right front window glass
of the coach," IndiGo has said in a statement.
A response from SpiceJet is awaited. PTI

 


Updated Date: Jul 08, 2017 12:54 PM

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