Electrical Baggage Tractor hits parked Air India flight at IGI Airport

ANI | Updated: Oct 14, 2017 17:04 IST

New Delhi [India] October 14 (ANI): Full service airlines Air India on Saturday informed that an Electrical Baggage Tractor (EBT) hit engine of aircraft AI-348 Delhi-Sanghai, which was ready to take off adding, an investigation is underway.

"The electric tow tug carrying the baggage came in contact with the parked aircraft engine. The aircraft is being inspected for any damage," the statement read.

The airline added that it is investigating the incident and the employees handling the baggage tug are de-rostered.

The incident took place earlier in the morning.

The aircraft has been grounded. (ANI)