Jet Airways aircraft suffers bird hit in Kathmandu

Posted By: PTI
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Kathmandu, Dec 29: A Jet Airways aircraft from Mumbai with 125 passengers and six crew members on board 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 will release aircraft for further operations, it said.


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