GoAir flight catches fire during takeoff, all passengers safe

New Delhi: The right engine of GoAir Ahmedabad-Bengaluru flight suspected to have suffered from foreign object damage while on take-off roll resulted in a small fire on Tuesday.

The fire was doused and all the passengers and crew are safe.

“The foreign object damage (one fan blade damaged) has been confirmed due to a bird hit. The aircraft is now being inspected by the GoAir engineering team,” GoAir said in a statement.

Further details are awaited.

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