New Delhi: A complete emergency was declared at the Delhi airport on Saturday after a bird-hit by a Dubai-bound FedEx aircraft soon after take-off.
Under this, ambulances, fire brigade, etc. were called. According to the information, the FedEx aircraft collided with a bird after taking off. This led to an emergency landing. The airport administration announced a full emergency, so that any situation could be dealt meticulously.
The full emergency declaration was only for Saturday morning from 10 am to 11 am. Right now the situation at Delhi airport is normal. At 10 am on Saturday, when the FedEx cargo plane took off from Delhi airport for Dubai, shortly after a bird hit the right side of its front, after which it landed safely at Delhi airport at 10:46 am.
Significantly, even before this, many times the aircraft has been making an emergency landing due to bird hit or any other reason.
On January 4 this year, an Air India flight from Delhi to Paris made an emergency landing at the Delhi airport after it was detected with a malfunction in the air. Air India had then said that the aircraft landed safely at the airport with 210 passengers.
Air India B787-800 aircraft VT-AND, which flew from Delhi to Paris, was involved in the air turnback due to a “slats drive” snag issue, a senior official of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation said. The aircraft was brought back after it was detected with an air defect.