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Delhi bound Akasa Air plane suffers bird hit, damage reported


New-Delhi: A Delhi-bound Akasa flight has suffered a bird hit on Thursday morning. The Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft suffered a radome damage due to the bird hit at 1900 feet.

“Today, Akasa B-737-8(Max) aircraft VT-YAF operating flight QP-1333 (Ahmedabad-Delhi) experienced a bird strike during the climb out passing 1900ft. Post landing at Delhi, Radome damage was observed. Aircraft declared AOG (Aircraft on ground) at Delhi, ” informed Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

Akasa Air’s first commercial flight was flagged off in August.

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