A Dubai bound Air India flight was in news recently for not so good reason. It is believed that wheels of this Dubai bound Boeing B737-800 hit the walls of Trichy airport while taking off and breaking top portion the airport compound wall.
As per the reports, one of the antenna was damaged and broken pieces of it were found near the damaged wall. DGCA (Director General of Civil Aviation) shall be probing into this incident. It is assumed that while taking off, the plane overshot the runway and its wheels got in touch with the wall.
Both pilot and co-pilot have been called in for internal investigation.
As soon as the damage was found, the pilotd was informed and the flight with 136 on board was safely diverted and landed at Mumbai.