A Dubai-bound Air India flight hit the boundary wall during take off at the Trichy Airport in Tamil Nadu last night. The incident happened around 1.30 am when a wheel of the Air India flight hit the safety wall, at the runway just before taking off. The plane had 130 passengers and six crew members on board. Soon after the incident, the plane lost connection with the Air traffic control (ATC).
The communication was revived after a few minutes with ATC Mangalore that asked the pilots for an emergency landing at the Mumbai airport. The flight later safely landed at the Mumbai airport at around 5.39 am where fire brigade and other departments were put on standby. The passengers were shifted to another aircraft at Mumbai to travel to Dubai.