Disaster averted at Jaipur airport

May 13th, 2008 - 1:03 am ICT by admin  

New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) A jet blast of a JetLite flight damaged the windshield of an aircraft of Kingfisher Airlines at Jaipur’s Sanganer airport, an official said Monday. According to the official, cracks were noticed in the windshield of the 50-seater aircraft minutes before it was to fly to Jabalpur.

The incident occurred around 12.30 p.m. when the JetLite aircraft, while taxing out to the runway, gave a high-power thrust and the jet blast caused cracks in the windshield of the parked Kingfisher Airlines aircraft.

The aircraft has been grounded since then, the official added.

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