A video ofon the Delhi airport on Monday has surfaced on social media. Twitter consumer @prasanto at present shared a 50-second video clip shot from contained in the plane.
Within the video, the plane will be seen slowly backing up on the runway when it hits the pole, damaging each the airplane and the pole. The pre-flight announcement contained in the plane will be heard within the clip informing that Captain Monica Khanna was in command. The pole bends on affect after which the airplane will be seen shifting ahead, in the other way, to stop additional harm.
The video additionally reveals a toddler wanting on from the window.
The SpiceJet pushback incident at DEL. The 737-800, with Capt Monica Khanna in command, was pushed again past the taxi line threshold, hitting a pole and damaging the correct aileron.
— PKR | প্রশান্ত | پرشانتو (@prasanto) March 30, 2022
The collision came about when the Boeing 737-800 plane was shifting from the passenger terminal to the runway, sources mentioned.
Not one of the passengers was injured and the Directorate Normal of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has begun an investigation into the matter, they mentioned.
The flight was headed to Jammu earlier than its proper wing hit the pole, damaging the aileron – a hinged half on the trailing finish of the wing that helps steer the airplane.
The plane needed to return to the bay and the passengers have been boarded on one other airplane.
In a press release, a SpiceJet spokesperson mentioned, “On March 28, 2022, SpiceJet flight SG 160 was scheduled to function between Delhi and Jammu.”
“Throughout push again, the correct wing trailing edge got here in shut contact with a pole, inflicting harm to aileron. A substitute plane has been organized to function the flight,” he mentioned.