An IndiGo flight from Mumbai to Delhi aborted takeoff due to bird hit, the airline said in a statement. "IndiGo flight 6E 5047 operating from Mumbai to Delhi had to turn back to Mumbai due to a bird hit. An alternate aircraft was arranged to operate the flight from Mumbai to Delhi," IndiGo said in a statement.
In another similar incident last month, an AirAsia flight was forced to abort operations after it suffered a bird hit during the take -off exercise at the Ranchi airport.
The plane, AirAsia flight (i5-632), was scheduled to fly from Ranchi to Mumbai.