A staff of officers from the Directorate Basic of Civil Aviation visited the Vijayawada Airport at Gannavaram on Tuesday and carried out a preliminary
investigation into the freak accident involving an Air India Specific Boeing plane right here on February 20. Official sources mentioned pilot error brought about the mishap during which the Boeing plane suffered a minor harm on its proper wing after it hit an electrical pole whereas taxiing on the runway.
In response to sources, a Canadian lady pilot commanded the flight when the mishap occurred.
The plane landed right here from Doha, en route Tiruchirappalli, however all 64 passengers aboard had been protected.
“The DGCA staff launched a preliminary investigation into the accident and is probing numerous features.It has additionally inspected the broken plane and spoke at size with the Canadian pilot,” the sources mentioned however refused to expose extra particulars as “these items are confidential”.
The DGCA staff is anticipated to proceed its job on Wednesday as properly.