A video of the SpiceJet airplane that ran right into a pole on the Delhi airport on Monday has surfaced on social media. Twitter person @prasanto these days shared a 50-second video clip shot from within the airplane.
Within the video, the airplane can also be observed slowly backing up at the runway when it hits the pole, harmful each the airplane and the pole. The pre-flight announcement within the airplane can also be heard within the clip informing that Captain Monica Khanna was once in command. The pole bends on affect and then the airplane can also be observed shifting ahead, in the other way, to stop additional injury.
The video additionally presentations a kid having a look on from the window.
NDTV can’t independently check the authenticity of the video.
The SpiceJet pushback incident at DEL. The 737-800, with Capt Monica Khanna in command, was once driven again past the taxi line threshold, hitting a pole and harmful the proper aileron. pic.twitter.com/HWiwYakE1u
— PKR | প্রশান্ত | پرشانتو (@prasanto) March 30, 2022
The collision happened when the Boeing 737-800 airplane was once shifting from the passenger terminal to the runway, assets mentioned.
Not one of the passengers was once injured and the Directorate Normal of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has begun an investigation into the subject, they mentioned.
The flight was once headed to Jammu sooner than its proper wing hit the pole, harmful the aileron – a hinged phase at the trailing finish of the wing that is helping steer the airplane.
The airplane had to go back to the bay and the passengers had been boarded on any other airplane.
In a commentary, a SpiceJet spokesperson mentioned, “On March 28, 2022, SpiceJet flight SG 160 was once scheduled to function between Delhi and Jammu.”
“Right through thrust back, the proper wing trailing edge got here in shut touch with a pole, inflicting injury to aileron. A alternative airplane has been organized to function the flight,” he mentioned.