Srinagar, Jan 13: Over 200 passengers on board had a close shave after an engine of the aeroplane hit accumulated snow at Srinagar International Airport this afternoon.
The incident occurred at 12.30 pm when a Delhi bound Indigo flight (6E-2559) from Srinagar Airport was taxiing out. It got stuck after the right engine of the Airplane hit snow mound accumulated at the Airport.
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The plane was carrying 233 passengers, who were on board when the incident occurred.
All the passengers were evacuated from the plane. There was delay in the take off due to the incident.
“It could have turned into a major tragedy. Thank God, we are alright,” said a passenger.