Two IndiGo planes narrowly avoid mid-air collision over Bengaluru; all passengers alight safely from aircraft

FP Staff
The Indigo planes were said to be seconds away from the mid-air collision. All the passengers onboard were de-boarded safely.

Two IndiGo planes narrowly avoided mid-air collision over Bengaluru on Tuesday. All the passengers on board were de-boarded safely.

According to India Today, the two planes, 6E 779 (Coimbatore-Hyderabad) and 6E 6505 (Bengaluru-Kochi), were around four miles from each other, and were separated by a vertical distance of 200 feet. The IndiGo planes were said to be seconds away from a mid-air collision.

"The traffic collision avoidance system (TCAS)-Resolution Advisory system was triggered on two of our aircraft operating Coimbatore-Hyderabad and Bengaluru-Kochi routes respectively on 10 July, 2018," IndiGo said in a statement, according to ANI reports.

 

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