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AI flight cancelled after being hit by vehicle

Chennai, Oct 8, 2012, (PTI) :
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A Jeddah-bound Air India flight carrying over 400 passengers was cancelled after it suffered damage when a vehicle hit it.

The incident occurred this morning when a tractor carrying passengers' luggage hit the aeroplane on its side, following which the flight was cancelled, airport sources said.

The passengers, most of them Haj pilgrims, would be flown to their onward destination in a separate flight later in the day, they added.


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