Nepal Airlines aircraft en route to Bangalore returns to Kathmandu amid suspicion of bird strike

Published On: May 27, 2023 03:37 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, May 27: An aircraft belonging to Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) flying from Kathmandu to Bangalore, India has returned to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) amid suspicion of a bird strike.

Spokesperson at TIA Teknath Sitaula said that the aircraft with a call sign of RA 244 which flew from Kathmandu to Bangalore at around 2:45 pm on Saturday returned to TIA on suspicion of bird collision.

Sitaula said technicians are currently examining the aircraft.


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