Mumbai; A 53-year-old air hostess of Air India was injured after falling off an aircraft which was getting ready for departure at the Mumbai International Airport, the airline said.
The incident took place in the morning on the Air India’s New Delhi-bound flight AI 864, it said.
The airline termed the incident as ‘unfortunate’ and said that it was investigating into it. “In an unfortunate incident, one of our cabin crew (members), Harsha Lobo, fell down on the tarmac from the Boeing-777 aircraft door while closing it,” the airline said in a statement.
Harsha was preparing the flight for boarding to Delhi on Monday morning when the incident happen.
Harsha , 52, suffered a fracture and other injuries and has been taken to a hospital.
“In an unfortunate incident, one of our cabin crew (members), Harsha, fell down on the tarmac from the Boeing-777 aircraft door while closing it,” the airline said.
“She is conscious and well-oriented but has sustained compound (open) fracture of right lower leg bones and multiple blunt injuries,” an airport official was quoted.