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Jetlite flight makes emergency landing after birdhit

Dibrugarh (Assam), Dec 21, 2012 (PTI)

Delhi-bound Jetlite flight with 142 people onboard, including Union DONER Minister Paban Singh Ghatowar and two ministers of Assam, made an emergency landing today following a bird hit at Mohanbari Airport here.

Dibrugarh-Guwahati-Delhi S2-4392/9W 7082 flight was hit by an eagle soon after take-off and the pilot made an emergency landing, airport officials said here.

Besides Ghatowar, the passengers included Assam Revenue Minister Prthibi Majhi and Culture Minister Pranati Phukan and there were also six crew members in the flight.
The wings of the aircraft have been damaged and the flight has been grounded at the airport with its onward journey cancelled for the day, they said.


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