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Passenger coach crashes into stationary plane at Kol airport

Jet Airways bus crashed into an Air India aircraft

Kolkata :  A plane of Air India subsidiary Alliance Air was damaged after a Jet Airways passenger coach rammed into the stationary aircraft at the NSCB International Airport here early today.

There was no report of any casualty. Airport officials said the plane was parked at Bay no. 32 in the airport and was preparing to leave for Silchar when the driver of the Jet Airways bus lost control of the vehicle and hit it near its left wing at around 5.25 AM.

Air India officials said the plane suffered major damage and has been grounded. The airline has cancelled two flights to the North East.

Officials said there was not much fog in the morning and the air traffic was unaffected.

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