AI plane hits building at Stockholm, passengers safe

Stockholm: Air India on Thursday confirmed that its flight from New Delhi with 179 passengers on board, hit a building at Stockholm’s Arlanda airport while it taxied towards the gate.

An official of the national carrier said that AI 167 to Stockholm hit a terminal building at the airport on Wednesday, due to which one wing of the aircraft got damaged.

The plane is presently grounded and passengers travelling from Stockholm to New Delhi on the same flight have been shifted to another flight.

All 179 passengers have reached Stockholm safely.