Monday, October 01, 2012

Yeti Airlines plane hit by bird

POKHARA, Oct 1: An Yeti Airlines plane  bound to Kathmandu from Pokhara has been forced landed at Pokhara Airport after it struck with a bird on Monday afternoon.

The 9NJC aircraft was safely landed back to the airport at 3:45 pm. The aircraft was struck with a bird as soon as it took off at 3:39 pm.

There was no report of casualties in the incident and all the passengers and crew members are safe. There were 26 passengers and three crew members on aboard.

The bird struck at the spring of the engine of the aircraft and it has sustained minor damage.

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