Qatar Airways flight to Doha suffers bird-hit

By: | Published: December 22, 2015 9:16 PM

A Qatar Airways flight with 139 passengers on board was today delayed after it was hit by a bird just after take-off at Karipur international airport, near here, an official said.

A Qatar Airways flight with 139 passengers on board was today delayed after it was hit by a bird just after take-off at Karipur international airport, near here, an official said.

The wing of the flight no QR539 was damaged due to the bird-hit after take off at 9.30 AM, the official said.

The aircraft landed safely and the passengers have been accommodated at a hotel near the airport.

All the passengers will be sent by a replacement flight from Doha around midnight, they added.

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