New Delhi: Passengers on-board a Delhi-Mumbai IndiGo flight, which was preparing for take-off, sustained minor injuries after a window pane shattered due to jet blast from a SpiceJet plane approaching a parking bay, sources said.
As per sources, the right front window of IndiGo bus was broken from the impact of the blast. Five passengers who received minor injuries were taken to the airport clinic.
The matter is being probed by aviation watchdog Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
“IndiGo Coach number 34 was parked at Bay 17 on Friday 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,” IndiGo said in the statement.