This Article is From Oct 08, 2012

Air India flight cancelled in Chennai after being hit by vehicle

Chennai: A Jeddah-bound Air India flight carrying over 400 passengers was cancelled after it suffered damage after a vehicle hit it.

The incident occurred this morning when a tractor carrying luggage of the passengers hit the aercraft on the side, following which the flight was cancelled, airport sources said.

The passengers, most of them Haj pilgrims, will now be flown to their onward destination in a separate flight later in the day, they added.