A major disaster was intercepted at the Delhi airport when the tail of a Patna-bound Jet Airways aircraft hit the wing of another plane on Sunday.
The another Jet Airways flight 9W 603 was scheduled to fly from Delhi to Srinagar and suffered partial damage in the incident.
The collision took place when both the planes were on their way to runway no. 29 at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport around 3 pm, as informed by the sources.
Airport officials and airlines sources were not clear whether any passengers were hurt in the accident or not. However, the police and DCP Sanjay Bhatia said nobody was injured in the accident.
According to the airport officials an inquiry would be ordered to look into the incident.
Both the planes were taken to the parking area after the collision and grounded till further inquiry.
Jet Airways are yet to issue an official statement over the incident.