Air India plane falls to ground after crane carrying it collapses
April 11, 2016 - Uncategorized
A crane carrying an Air India Airbus A320 snapped early Sunday morning, dropping the plane from about 60 feet in the air.
Airport staff were transporting the aircraft from Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad, India, to a nearby training academy when the cables supporting the 77-ton plane collapsed.
No injuries were reported.
The aircraft had to be held up at 60 feet during the two-mile trek from airport hangar to academy to “avoid trees and electric poles on the road,” police spokesperson Prakash Reddy told Times of India. Read more…