Hail caused major damage to the radome and windscreen of an IndiGo Airbus . At Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport(RGIA), the plane was about to land.
IndiGo Airbus A320neo
On Saturday, the IndiGo Airbus A320neo (VT-ITA) flight 6E6594’s passengers had a tense moment as they approached Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) in Hyderabad.
Hyderabad International Airport
The incident, according to accounts, took place as the plane descended approaching Hyderabad International Airport.
The plane’s nose cone and windscreen suffered damage as a result of the hailstorm’s violent impact. Nonetheless, the pilots were able to land the plane without incident, and neither the crew nor the passengers were reported to have suffered any wounds.
The plane was off the air for around 15.5 hours after the incident before it was allowed to resume operations.
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IndiGo flight damaged
The occurrence took place during a two-day period of intense thunderstorms, hail, and heavy rain that have been affecting nearly all districts of the state. For the area, it’s unusual for such weather patterns to occur at this time of year.
Hail and severe rain caused damage to the Airbus in the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport area, which was also damaged.
Although the India Meteorological Department – Hyderabad has forecast just sporadic showers for the next two days, several areas of the State, including Hyderabad, will finally experience a respite from the constant downpour.
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