Air India’s latest aircraft, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, suffered a bird-hit while landing at Bengaluru International Airport on Thursday morning.

The incident occurred around 9 a.m. when the aircraft AI 803, with 127 passengers on board from New Delhi, was landing here.

Ground engineers checked all parameters of the aircraft before allowing it to take off, sources said. The Bangalore-Delhi flight took off at 10.40 a.m. after a half-hour delay.

“It was a minor incident and no passenger was hurt,” an Air India spokesperson told The Hindu.

Newly introduced

Air India introduced the brand-new Dreamliner on the Delhi-Bangalore-Delhi route on September 19.

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