Bengaluru-bound Nepal Airlines flight returns to Kathmandu after suspected bird strike

05:42 PM May 27, 2023 | Team Udayavani |

A Bengaluru-bound Nepal Airlines aircraft was forced to return to the Tribhuvan International Airport here on Saturday after it reportedly suffered a bird hit.


The plane landed safely at the Tribhuvan International Airport and technicians were examining the aircraft, according to Spokesperson at TIA Teknath Sitaula.

Passengers in flight RA-244 bound for Bengaluru reported hearing a loud noise, the Himalayan Times newspaper quoted TIA sources as saying.

The flight took off from TIA at 1:45 pm, before being forced to return to the same airport after the incident.


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