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Kuwait Airways plane has minor accident in Mumbai

KUWAIT: A Kuwait Airways passenger plane was involved in a minor accident at Mumbai airport, the company said in a statement yesterday. It said the wingtip of an A320 aircraft scratched Kuwait Airways’ A330 aircraft’s left outboard flap after landing at the airport.

Kuwait Airways flight KU301 had left Kuwait International Airport earlier yesterday, and the plane was parked at Mumbai’s Chhatrapti Shivaji International Airport when the contact between the wings took place.

The other plane was moving. Slight damage was caused to the wing of the Kuwaiti Airways plane. According to the statement, Indian authorities have opened an investigation in the accident. It added that the passengers were safely disembarked, and an alternative plane was provided for the Mumbai-Kuwait return flight.

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