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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 248096
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:20-FEB-2021
Time:16:54
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-86N (WL)
Owner/operator:Air India Express
Registration: VT-GHE
MSN: 60698/6096
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Vijayawada International Airport -   India
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Doha-Hamad International Airport (DOH/OTHH)
Destination airport:Vijayawada Airport (VGA/VOBZ)
Narrative:
After landing, when taxiing, the airplane hit a light pole resulting in damage to the wing. There were no personal injuries.

Sources:

https://english.jagran.com/india/vijayawada-international-airport-air-india-flight-mishap-electric-pole-injuries-damage-report-latest-updates-10023667
https://zeenews.india.com/india/air-india-express-plane-hits-electric-pole-on-landing-at-vijaywada-airport-2343247.html
https://in.news.yahoo.com/watch-air-india-express-plane-074251748.html
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/vt-ghe#26de1391

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

16 Jul 2017 VT-GHE Air India Express 0 Mangalore-Bajpe Airport (IXE/VOML) non
Runway excursion.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Feb-2021 09:40 gerard57 Added
21-Feb-2021 09:40 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
22-Feb-2021 06:57 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
23-Feb-2021 19:57 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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