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SpiceJet Flight Blast Shatters Indigo Jet's Windows, 5 Injured

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| July 8 , 2017 , 13:06 IST

A SpiceJet flight on Friday evening, while approaching a parking bay accidentally shattered a nearby Indigo flight’s windows with the impact of its jet blast, injuring some passengers onboard the Delhi-Mumbai scheduled plane.

The Indigo flight was preparing to take-off as the SpiceJet flight accidentally shattered the flight windows. 5 passengers onboard sustained minor injuries due to the shattering windows of the plane.

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An Indigo spokesperson on Saturday said, “IndiGo Coach number 34 was parked at Bay 17 yesterday at 16:50 hours for boarding of passengers on flight 6E-191 Enroute Delhi-Mumbai. At the same time, an arriving aircraft of Spicejet SG-253 took a turn to park at the allocated bay. The jet blast from the aircraft broke the right front window glass of the coach.”

The spokesperson added that the incident took place on Friday evening when the right front window of the aircraft broke from the impact of the blast. Five passengers received minor injuries and were taken to the airport clinic.

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The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is investigating the incident, however, neither DGCA nor SpiceJet has made any statements or responded to media queries.

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is investigating the incident, however, neither DGCA nor SpiceJet has made any statements or responded to media queries.