An Air Asia flight travelling from Bhubaneshwar to Pune had to make an emergency landing soon after taking off due to a bird-hit incident, the Airport Authority informed on Thursday.
"Pune bound Air Asia flight made an emergency landing at Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar after a bird-hit incident, soon after the take off. Flight being assessed, all passengers safe," the Airport Authority said.
"Flight operating from Bhubaneswar to Pune, suffered a bird-hit after takeoff and returned to Bhubneshwar for detailed inspection. We are attending to guests and taking steps to minimise the impact on other scheduled operations," Air Asia said in a statement.
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