A Lighting strike hits IndiGo airline’s plane and caused injury to aircraft technicians at Nagpur Airport.
According to our source, the technicians were ground handling IndiGo aircraft.
Recently, IndiGo technicians were on mass sick leave due to low salaries and poor working conditions.
IndiGo technicians hit by Lighting at Nagpur Airport
According to our sources, the lighting struck the aircraft and two technicians were Heavily injured.
The technicians were Taxing aircraft for its flight from Nagpur to Lucknow and this Incident happened.
The Technicians on Headset is heavily Injured and another one holding wire is also hurt and they are rushed to hospitals.
The aircraft involved is IndiGo’s ATR-72, a Turboprop aircraft, frequently used for such small airports.
This is not the first time such incidents are happening, many technicians were injured in India due to lightning strikes.
According to DGCA rules, the use of headsets is prohibited during bad weather and lighting situations.
IndiGo Flight Canceled at Nagpur Airport
According to Flight Radar 24, the Indigo Nagpur- Lucknow flight is Cancelled Now. The plane involved is ATR-72-600 and has registration VT-IRA.
The flight is scheduled to depart at 5:35 Pm and is still on the ground due to a lightning strike.
The lighting strike might have caused damage to the Indigo ATR-72 plane.
Update: As per one person related to technicians said that both are now Normal and safe.
We hope they recover and will keep you posted !!
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