53 Y O, Air India Air Hostess, Falls Off Delhi-Bound Plane While Closing Door

53 Y O, Air India Air Hostess, Falls Off Delhi-Bound Plane While Closing Door

53 Y O, Air India Air Hostess, Falls Off Delhi-Bound Plane While Closing Door(file image)

New Delhi: On Monday, the Air India said that a 53-year-old air hostess was injured after falling off an airplane which was getting ready for departure at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai.

It said, the incident took place in the morning on the Air India's New Delhi-bound flight AI 864.

The incident was termed as "unfortunate" by the airline, who said that it was investigating into it.

"In an unfortunate incident, one of our cabin crew (members), Harsha Lobo, fell down on the tarmac from the Boeing-777 aircraft door while closing it," the airline said in a statement.

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"She sustained injuries to her legs and has been taken to the Nanavati Hospital for further treatment," it added.

A similar incident happened about three years ago, an Air India engineer had got sucked into the aircraft's engine at the airport here when the pilots started the engines prematurely after mistaking a signal.

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