Major Accident Averted At Delhi Airport


New Delhi: A disaster was averted at the Delhi airport on Sunday when the tail of a Patna-bound Jet Airways aircraft touched the wings of another.

Sources said the two Jet Airways planes nearly collided at the runway of the domestic airport on Sunday afternoon. The Patna-bound flight hit the wings of another scheduled for Srinagar.

DCP airport Sanjay Bhatia said there were no injuries. Airport officials said an inquiry would be ordered to look into the incident. The incident took place at around 3.20pm.

Sources said the two planes hit each other during take off.