Last update: August 03, 2022, 12:13 PM IST
In a rare incident at the Delhi airport on Tuesday, a GoFirst airline car drove under a parked IndiGo A320 Neo aircraft, narrowly avoiding hitting the plane’s nose wheel. Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said it is looking into the matter and has launched an investigation into the incident which took place at stand number 201 of the airport’s T2 terminal.
“On August 2, IndiGo aircraft VT-ITJ was parked at Stand No. 201, Terminal T-2 at IGI Airport, Delhi. It was to operate IndiGo flight 6E-2022 (Delhi-Patna). A Go Ground Car ( (Maruti Suzuki Dzire) came close to the aircraft and stopped under the nose of the aircraft. There was no damage to the aircraft and no one was injured,” said a senior DGCA official.
# See | A go-ground Maruti vehicle stopped under the nose of Indigo aircraft VT-ITJ which was parked at Terminal T-2 IGI Airport, Delhi. It was IndiGo flight 6E-2022 (Delhi – Patna). pic.twitter.com/dxhFWwb5MK
— ANI (@ANI) August 2, 2022
The driver has been subjected to a breathalyzer (BA) test for alcohol consumption and it has been found negative, the official said. The aircraft departed as per the scheduled departure time and further investigation was conducted.
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