Air India plane collided with electric pole during landing at airport

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By: Rajat Shaw

Last Update: 2021-02-20 23:31:25 IST

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An Air India Express flight hit an electric pole while landing at the airport. There was chaos in the plane after hitting the pole. The pilot avoided a major accident due to his understanding.

A severe accident was averted at Vijayawada International Airport in Andhra Pradesh. The accident took place at around 4.50 pm at Vijayawada International Airport in Gannavaram. An Air India Express flight hit an electric pole while landing at the airport. There was chaos in the plane after hitting the pole. The pilot avoided a major accident due to his understanding.

Giving more information about the incident, Air Port Director Madhusudan Rao said that all 64 passengers, including the pilot present on the plane, are completely safe. Investigation is being done about this mess in the airport.

Visuals have seen electric poles sunk into the ground next to the runway. This pole appears on the right end of the plane, which collided.

Please tell that Air India Express flight carrying 64 passengers came from Doha at 4.50 pm. Of the 64 passengers, 19 were scheduled to de-board at Vijayawada International Airport.

Significantly, Air India Express is a wholly owned subsidiary of Air India and according to the company's information on its website, its market share in the country is 7.1 percent.

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