As it was too late for the pilot abort his take-off, he took the plane up but landed again after a 45-minute sortie over the sea.
A wild boar hist a Hyderabad-bound IndiGo aircraft that was carrying almost 100 passengers and crew during take off at 10.30 pm on Sunday. "As per the standard operating procedures, the captain immediately reported the matter to the Air Traffic Control and made a decision to hold over Vizag", the airline said in the statement. The incident occurred at around 10 p.m. on Sunday when the wild boar ran into the flight path, hitting a rear wheel. Due to which flight couldn't touch down immediately as the rear wheel got damaged. The flight was on its way from Vizag and had 150 passengers along with four crew members on board. The captain immediately reported the matter to ATC and chose to hold over Vizag.
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"The pilots decided it would be unsafe to land the plane with the fuel tank full and flew over the sea for 45 minutes burning fuel before landing back at Vizag airport", the IndiGo statement read. There were no compound walls at the airport at that time.
"We've raised the issue with INS Dega, which controls the airport", Visakhapatnam airport director G Prakash Reddy told The Times of India. Now, the wild boar menace is serious.
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The flight, 6E-742, was scheduled to land at the Hyderabad airport at 11:15 pm but managed to takeoff from Vizag eventually at 1 am. "We have asked authorities to take measures to clear wild animals from the airport area to prevent mishaps".
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