Vistara aircraft hit by tow truck during push back at Mumbai airport, all passengers safe | Mumbai News – Times of India


MUMBAI: A Vistara aircraft which was ready to depart from Mumbai to Kolkata was hit by a tow truck during push back on Tuesday evening.

No injuries were reported in the incident.
The incident occured at around 5pm when the flight UK775 with 140 passengers on board was all set to depart. Lack of coordination between ground crew led to the accident.

The tow truck hit the engine cowling, damaging it substantially, said sources.
The passengers were deplaned and at around 8.30 pm, another aircraft was arranged for them.

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