Ethiopian Aircraft Hits Parked AI Plane in Delhi Airport
New Delhi: In a safety scare at the Delhi airport, an Ethiopian airline aircraft hit a parked Air India plane early in the morning on Wednesday. The incident happened when the Ethiopian Airlines aircraft pushed back to take off for its destination. “Around 2 am, the Ethiopian plane push backed. During the pushback, the right wing of the Ethiopian aircraft hit the left wing of Air India aircraft, causing damages to both,” said an Air India official. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has ordered an inquiry in-
The incident happened around 2 am, when the Ethiopian Airlines aircraft pushed back to take off for its destination; DGCA orders a probe
to the matter. Ethiopian flight ET 687 was bound to Addis Ababa and scheduled to depart at 2.20 am. Due to collision of the wings, flight ET- 687 was cancelled and 196 passengers were de-boarded, sources said.