Mid-air collision averted

Mumbai/Bengaluru
12 Jul 2018

Nearly 330 passengers had a narrow escape after two IndiGo planes averted a mid-air collision over the Bangalore airspace on Tuesday, prompting authorities to launch a probe into the incident, industry sources said. The aircraft involved in the incident were operating on Coimbatore-Hyderabad and Bangalore-Cochin routes. Spokespersons of IndiGo as well as the Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) confirmed the incident.