A near collision was averted today between an Air India and IndiGo aircraft after the planes came face-to-face at IGI airport in New Delhi.
Sources said, Air India’s Delhi-Goa AI156 was about to take off from runway 28 at 11.15 AM when the Air Traffic Controller asked the pilot to stop and come back to bay. IndiGo’s Ranchi-Delhi 6E398 landed on the same runway minutes later. There were 122 passengers onboard the Air India plane. The Air India aircraft finally took off for Goa at 12.50 PM.