Air India Air Hostess, Who Fell off the Aircraft, Stable and Responding to Treatment at Mumbai’s Nanavati Hospital

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Mumbai, October 16: The health condition of a 53-year-old Air India crew member, who fell off the aircraft on Monday,  is reported to be stable. Soon after the mishap, the woman was admitted to Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai. According to a tweet by ANI, doctors treating the woman informed that the patient is stable and responding to treatment. They said her right leg requires multiple surgeries which will be performed in the next few days.

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The crew member named Harsha Lobo fell off the aircraft when it was parked at Mumbai airport. On Monday, the air hostess suffered serious injuries after falling off the aircraft which was getting ready for departure for New Delhi from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.

On Monday, the hospital had informed that Lobo suffered from right leg compound fracture, a fracture in both heels and soft tissue injury in the chest, abdomen and lower spine.  The incident happened on Air India flight AI 864 operating on Mumbai-Delhi route, a PTI report informed. Air India Express Flight Hits ATC Compound Wall at Trichy Airport, Close Shave For 136 Passengers.

Reports inform that the incident took place when the woman crew member was closing the door for the pushback. The Air India flight was scheduled to depart for Delhi at 7:00 am. While, Lobo was opening the aircraft's L5 door to allow the step ladder to align with the door, she slipped into a gap and fell onto the tarmac.