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Jet blast shatters IndiGo plane's window, five injured

Five passengers of an IndiGo flight suffered minor injuries due to a jet blast after a SpiceJet plane approaching a parking bay shattered its window at the Delhi Airport on Saturday.


By   |  Updated On : July 08, 2017 12:48 PM
Jet blast shatters IndiGo plane's window, five injured (File Photo)

Jet blast shatters IndiGo plane's window, five injured (File Photo)

New Delhi :  

Five passengers of an IndiGo flight suffered minor injuries due to a jet blast after a SpiceJet plane approaching a parking bay shattered its window at the Delhi Airport on Saturday.

The right window of its bus was broken from the impact of the blast. Five passengers who received minor injuries were taken to the airport clinic, an IndiGo spokesperson said.

The matter is being investigated by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

IndiGo airline issued a statement - “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.”

With PTI inputs.

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First Published: Saturday, July 08, 2017 12:42 PM

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