WORLD Air hostess falls off passenger plane in India's Mumbai


Air hostess falls off passenger plane in India's Mumbai


13:30, October 15, 2018

An air hostess sustained severe injuries after falling off a passenger plane while closing its doors at India's Mumbai airport, aviation sources said Monday.

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Air India is India's national carrier (File photo: VCG)

The incident took place at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.

"The air hostess, identified as 53-year-old Harsha Lobo, was closing the door of a Delhi-bound flight of India's national carrier Air India when she suddenly fell down," the sources said.

"She has been admitted to a hospital with serious injuries," they added.

A probe has been ordered into the incident, the sources said.

On Friday, another Air India plane hit the boundary wall of an airport in the southern state of Tamil Nadu while taking off. Fortunately, there were no casualties in the incident. 

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